how to pronounce sick


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of sick is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sick is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of sick

example pitch curve for pronunciation of sick


test your pronunciation of sick

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of sick

video examples of sick pronunciation

An example use of sick in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… word that a loved one is sick and they …”

meaning of sick

Sick means feeling unwell or having a disease.

sick frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word sick occurs in english on average 77 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sick can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sick can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sick


Did this page help you?