Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Suffering from airsickness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Affected with air sickness or aërial sickness; feeling nauseous due to riding in an airplane.

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  • adjective Nauseous due to the effects of motion of an airplane; suffering from motion sickness caused by air travel.

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

  • adjective experiencing motion sickness
  • adjective experiencing motion sickness

Etymologies

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air +‎ sick.

Examples

  • I managed not to use the airsick bag, but it took a lot of willpower and some isometric exercises.

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  • The only time he ever got airsick was one morning when the flying conditions looked unpromising and, assuming that his flight would be scrapped, he “proceeded to power down on two big, huge breakfast burritos.”

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  • He took me up on a flight around Dallas when I expressed interest in getting one myself, and that's when I learned that I get airsick on helicopters, too.

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  • She later learned someone aboard the plan reported suspicious activity when one of the men used the bathroom while apparently getting airsick.

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  • Meanwhile, London's Metro reported on a mildly nauseating edition to the royal-wedding souvenirs hitting the market: airsick bags.

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  • The only time he ever got airsick was one morning when the flying conditions looked unpromising and, assuming that his flight would be scrapped, he “proceeded to power down on two big, huge breakfast burritos.”

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  • It had been a rough flight with a lot of turbulence, and Dad got quite airsick.

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  • I've worn saddle shoes, go-go boots, earth shoes (anyone else remember them?), airsick-making platforms and ankle twisting heels.

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  • Tally had never been airsick before, but now she clutched the seat restraints, her knuckles white and eyes fixed on the solid ground below.

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  • For 40 minutes, they gripped the sides of their mesh seats as the turboprop bucked and plunged over eastern Afghanistan until the sturdiest of them was airsick.

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