Definition of mal de mer in English:

mal de mer

noun

  • Seasickness.

    • ‘They also have shown in very good studies that the best drug for mal de mer is scopolamine, recently placed back on the market by the FDA in transdermal form.’
    • ‘I have seen all too many a fisherperson's day ruined by the onset of mal de mer, so I wanted to share some tips I've learned over the years.’
    • ‘He had been feeling definite symptoms of mal de mer, caused more from his previous evening's carousing than from the motion of the boat.’
    • ‘It has become one of the most popular mal de mer remedies and many say it's the only thing that brings them relief.’
    • ‘Being seasick, or, mal de mer, as the French say, is not fun.’
    • ‘Secondly, alcohol is a major dehydrator; heat, wave motion and booze cruising is a sure recipe for spiraling mal de mer.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

mal de mer

/ˌmal də ˈmer/