under the weather
phrasal 1. ill 2. drunk 1a

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  • Under the weather — Weather Weath er, n. [OE. weder, AS. weder; akin to OS. wedar, OFries. weder, D. weder, we[^e]r, G. wetter, OHG. wetar, Icel. ve[eth]r, Dan. veir, Sw. v[ a]der wind, air, weather, and perhaps to OSlav. vedro fair weather; or perhaps to Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • under the weather — {adv. phr.} In bad health or low spirits. * /Mary called in today asking for a sick day as she is under the weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under the weather — {adv. phr.} In bad health or low spirits. * /Mary called in today asking for a sick day as she is under the weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • under the weather — If you are feeling a bit ill, sad or lack energy, you are under the weather …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • under the weather — ► under the weather informal slightly unwell or depressed. Main Entry: ↑weather …   English terms dictionary

  • under the weather — adjective somewhat ill or prone to illness my poor ailing grandmother feeling a bit indisposed today you look a little peaked feeling poorly a sickly child is unwell and can t come to work • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Under the Weather — Infobox Single Name = Under the Weather Artist = KT Tunstall from Album = Eye to the Telescope B side = Released = December 5, 2005 Format = CD single Digital download Vinyl single Recorded = 2004 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 3:36 (album… …   Wikipedia

  • under the weather — feel ill (but not seriously ill) He is feeling under the weather so he is going to bed early tonight. Digest 22/2002 unwell; ill. John has not been looking very well these days. He s under the weather. The children and I have had so many colds… …   Idioms and examples

  • under the weather — 1. mod. ill. □ I feel sort of under the weather today. □ Whatever I ate for lunch is making me feel a bit under the weather. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Daddy’s under the weather again. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • under the weather —    If you are feeling a bit ill, sad or lack energy, you are under the weather.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you are under the weather, you are not feeling very well.     You look a bit under the weather. What s the matter? …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • under the weather — adjective a) Somewhat ill or gloomy. I met a stranger, a quiet little man, who also had been under the weather from malaria. b) Somewhat intoxicated or suffering from a hangover. I was a bit under the weather last night: out with a party of… …   Wiktionary

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