Main definitions of sic in English

: sic1sic2

sic1

adverb

  • Used in brackets after a copied or quoted word that appears odd or erroneous to show that the word is quoted exactly as it stands in the original, as in a story must hold a child's interest and ‘enrich his (sic) life’.

Origin

Latin, literally so, thus.

Pronunciation:

sic

/sɪk/

Main definitions of sic in English

: sic1sic2

sic2

verb

Pronunciation:

sic

/sɪk/