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sick-out

noun
1.
a form of industrial action in which all workers in a factory, etc, report sick simultaneously
verb
2.
(intransitive, adverb) to take part in such action
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Slang definitions & phrases for sick-out

sick-out

noun

A form of job action in which employees declare themselves ill and unable to work; blue flu (1970+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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