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Definition of sickly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

sickly

adjective
/ˈsɪkli/ sickly pronunciation American
sicklier, sickliest
 
1 often sickHe was a sickly child.2 not looking healthy and strong synonym frailShe looked pale and sickly.sickly plants3 that makes you feel sick, especially because it is too sweet or full of false emotiona sickly sweet smellShe gave me a sickly smile.4 (of colors) unpleasant to look ata sickly green color