under the weather
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈʌndə ðə ˈwɛðə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈʌndɚ ðə ˈwɛðɚ/
Adjective

under the weather (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Somewhat ill or gloomy.
  2. (idiomatic) Somewhat intoxicated or suffering from a hangover.
  3. (idiomatic, obsolete) experience#Verb|Experiencing adversity.
    • 1873, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens]; Charles Dudley Warner, chapter XIX, in The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day, Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company; Chicago, Ill.: F. G. Gilman, OCLC 10617995; republished Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company, 1874, OCLC 19373517, page 178 ↗:
      The Hawkinses are under the weather now, but their Tennessee property is millions when it comes into market.
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