carsick
adjective Date: 1908 affected with motion sickness especially in an automobilecar sickness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • carsick — car sick (k[aum]r s[i^]k ), adj. feeling nauseous due to the movement of a car or other land vehicle; similar to {airsick} and {seasick}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carsick — also car sick, 1908, on model of seasick, from CAR (Cf. car) + SICK (Cf. sick). Related: Carsickness …   Etymology dictionary

  • carsick — [kär′sik΄] adj. nauseated from riding in an automobile, bus, etc. carsickness n …   English World dictionary

  • carsick — /kahr sik /, adj. ill with carsickness. [1905 10; CAR1 + SICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carsick — adjective dizzy or feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle; suffering from motion sickness …   Wiktionary

  • carsick — car·sick kär .sik adj affected with motion sickness esp. in an automobile car sickness n …   Medical dictionary

  • carsick — car|sick [ˈka:ˌsık US ˈka:r ] adj feeling sick because you are travelling in a car >carsickness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carsick — car|sick [ kar,sık ] adjective feeling sick from traveling in a car ╾ car|sick|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • carsick — adj. suffering from carsickness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carsick — adjective affected with nausea caused by the motion of a car in which one is travelling. Derivatives carsickness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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