under the weather

  1. somewhat ill or prone to illness
    feeling poorly
    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
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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
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