Definition of make someone sick in English:

make someone sick


  • 1Cause someone to vomit or feel nauseous or unwell.

    ‘sherry makes me sick and so do cigars’
    • ‘It wasn't that he was afraid of blood, on the contrary, but too much blood, exposed organs, and raw flesh with that nauseous stench could already make him sick.’
    • ‘The smell made Eric sick, increasing the urge to vomit up his unfinished meal.’
    1. 1.1 Cause someone to feel intense annoyance or disgust.
      ‘you're so damned self-righteous you make me sick!’
      • ‘This is disgusting, makes me sick to my stomach.’
      • ‘She bit her lip and clenched her fists tightly, trying to chase away the memories and the sensations that made her sick with shame and disgust.’
      • ‘It was making her sick and disgusted just looking at them.’
      • ‘Some patients died during aversion therapy after choking on their own vomit when therapists utilised disgusting sexual imagery to make them sick.’