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Under the weather   /ˈəndər ðə wˈɛðər/   Listen
Under the weather

Somewhat ill or prone to illness.  Synonyms: ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, seedy, sickly, unwell.  "Feeling a bit indisposed today" , "You look a little peaked" , "Feeling poorly" , "A sickly child" , "Is unwell and can't come to work"

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"Under the weather" Quotes from Famous Books

... on, and I have no doubt offering up prayers for the safety of their husbands. At length the boat got round to the lee side of the wreck. A cloth of shawl of some sort was seen to be fluttering from under the weather bulwarks. ...
— Ben Burton - Born and Bred at Sea • W. H. G. Kingston

... thought, trying to put a charitable interpretation on this act of selfishness, but even illness could hardly account for anything so entirely remote from their usual relations. And, apparently, Nancy had no fever and was only a little under the weather ...
— The Motor Maids in Fair Japan • Katherine Stokes

Words linked to "Under the weather" :   sick, ill, peaked

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