sick up

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sick up (third-person singular simple present sicks up, present participle sicking up, simple past and past participle sicked up)

  1. to vomit
    • 1962, A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
      I had like pains all over and felt I could sick up and at the same time not sick up, and I began to feel like in distress, O my brothers, being fixed rigid too on this chair.
    • 2011, Bermuda High, by Cameron Bortz, page 113
      "... Anyway, this chick was drinking shots with Dave and Eric and this other chick, and she started getting sick. Eric was like 'Don't let 'er sick up in 'ere,” and next thing anybody knew, she sticks her head out the window and blew lunch all over.”