Main meanings of sic in English

: sic1sic2

sic1

Pronunciation /sɪk/

Translate sic into Spanish

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’.

Main meanings of sic in English

: sic1sic2

sic2

Pronunciation /sɪk/

Translate sic into Spanish

verbverb sics, verb sicking, verb sicked

variant of sick