Sicker vs Sicke - What's the difference?

sicker | sicke |


As adjectives the difference between sicker and sicke

is that sicker is (sick) or sicker can be (obsolete|outside|dialects) certain while sicke is .

As an adverb sicker

is (obsolete|outside|dialects) certainly.

As a verb sicker

is (mining|uk|dialect) to percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack.

sicker

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

(head)
  • (sick)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * siker * siccer * siccar

    Adjective

  • (obsolete, outside, dialects) certain
  • (obsolete, outside, dialects) secure
  • Adverb

  • (obsolete, outside, dialects) certainly
  • (obsolete, outside, dialects) securely
  • Derived terms

    * sickerly * sickerhood

    Etymology 3

    Alternative forms

    * sigger * zigger

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (mining, UK, dialect) To percolate, trickle, or ooze, as water through a crack.
  • (Webster 1913)

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    sicke

    English

    Adjective

    (head)