somewhat ill or prone to illness
is unwell and can't come to work
feeling a bit indisposed today
my poor ailing grandmother
a sickly child
you look a little peaked
How To Use under the weather In A Sentence
- But since the snowcat was a bit under the weather, our group of 12 made the 25-mile trip in a 1957 dark blue Bombardier. Sue Frause: Enjoying Quebec's Luxurious Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge
- Been rather deeply under the weather the last day or so but wanted to get something posted - so, here's a smattering of netty goodness... Thursday 1.0
- ‘Under the weather’ usefully conveys whatever sorrowful state of health you might find yourself in.
- For instance, if the poor muchacho was feeling under the weather -- so sleep. MUSIC FOR BOYS
- He had need, he said, of my professional services; he felt much under the weather; could I give him something which would brace him up a bit; he had some important chemical work on hand which he could not afford to put by; in fact, he didn't mind saying that he was at work upon a table of atomical pitches to match The Darrow Enigma
- To finish up the day I played "hooky" from work today as I was a bit under the weather with a stomach virus I listened to some of my favorite podcasts from the University of Houston in a series called "Engines of Our Ingenuity". Books, Movies, and Coincidence
- She's been a bit under the weather recently.
- I have been under the weather and this was a great tonic. Times, Sunday Times
- And then yesterday I retired to my sickbed, feeling decidedly under the weather, and am still not on top form today.
- I boosted the bulkiness of this dish with strips of "zucchini pasta", but if I do this again (may not be anytime soon though - I'm still under the weather ... groan!) Archive 2008-11-01