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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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sick joke

noun phrase

A joke with a grimly morbid tone or point; a nasty sort of jape: Wouldn't it be a sick joke if I got something without understanding the financial underpinnings (1959+)


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