British Englishspokenextremely disappointed - used humorously
11 [not before noun]British Englishspokenused by young people to say that something is very impressive and they admire it a lot
WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: sick, throw up, vomit, ill, not well, unwellIn British English, sick is usually used in the expressions be sick(=have the food in your stomach come up through your mouth) and feel sick (=feel as if this is going to happen)• Someone had been sick on the floor. • Stop it, I feel sick!In American English, you say that someone throws up. Throw up is also used in British English but is fairly informal.Vomit is a fairly formal way to say 'throw up'. If someone has an illness or disease, you usually say that they are ill in British English, and sick in American English• He missed a lot of school when he was ill (BrE)/sick (AmE). In American English, illsuggests you have a more serious disease, from which you may not recover.If someone is slightly ill, you often say in British English that they are not well• I won't come out - I'm not very well.Unwellis a more formal word for 'ill' or 'sick'.WORD FOCUS: bad WORD FOCUS: bad very bad:awful, terrible, horrible, lousyinformal, appalling, ghastly, atrocious, horrendous bad, but not very bad:not very good, mediocre, second-rate, so-so, lacklustre of bad quality:shoddy, inferior, poor quality, cheap, crummyinformal bad at doing something:be no good at something very bad at doing something:hopeless, terrible, useless, lousyinformal, incompetent morally bad:evil, wicked, immoral, corrupt, sick, perverted, degenerate ➔ See alsobad
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.