Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Suffering from motion sickness caused by travel in a motor vehicle.

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  • adj. dizzy or feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle; suffering from motion sickness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. feeling nauseous due to the movement of a car or other land vehicle; -- similar to airsick and seasick.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. experiencing motion sickness

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Examples

  • "An unrestrained pet can be hugely distracting – if he is seeking your attention, putting his face right in front of yours, starts chewing up the upholstery or is vomiting because he is carsick," said Katherine Miller, director of applied science and research for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

    Pets In The Car: Worse Than Texting While Driving?

  • Anyways Mom, Granny, Pap-Paw and Ryan make the drive from Oak Ridge to get me in the middle of the night, Mom got carsick and it was a LONG drive home.

    Saturday Morning Writing

  • There was the bee sting, the bitten tongue (my do they bleed), the little stick wedged in her mouth, carsick (throwing up on me at a stop light so I hit the car in front.)

    enflure - French Word-A-Day

  • Meanwhile, one of our kids a different one was carsick enough to toss his cookies, causing the others to shriek.

    Holly Robinson: Cherishing The Memory of Bad Vacations

  • By the time he finally dropped me off at the picnic, I had missed cocktails (well, not that I would have had one anyway) and felt slightly carsick and distressed.

    Finding a Great Recipe while Lost in Harlem «

  • Before we got out of Brooklyn the Princeling got carsick.

    Meredith Lopez: The Mother Of All Vacation Plans

  • He gave no sign of discomfort, so I am not sure why I turned, put my hand briefly on his knee, and asked if he was getting carsick.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Plus pens and my toothbrush and three packs of Bubblelicious, in case I got carsick.

    THIS IS ME FROM NOW ON

  • They tell you this with a knowing look; then proceed to warn you solemnly that the curvy, narrow road to the far side of the island will likely make you violently carsick.

    Jennifer Evans Gardner: Danger! Falling Rocks: A Journey Back from Hana

  • There was the bee sting, the bitten tongue(my do they bleed), the little stick wedged in her mouth, carsick (throwing up on me at a stop light so I hit the car in front.)

    enflure - French Word-A-Day

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