This web page is about the slang phrase sickie
a working day taken off perform right after calling in unwell when one is actually well
- Paul throws a sickie at the very least once a month. I wonder if his manager has found that he’s generally “ill” when the temperature is attractive?
- Robbo reckons the surf’s awesome these days, so I’m chuckin’ a sickie and headin’ down the coast.
is generally employed in British and Australian English but may be utilized in other versions of English also.
See Slang of the Working day nowadays