What does under the weather mean?


Idiom Meaning:

feeling sick


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


My Name is Earl “Cost Dad the Election” (2005)

Time of Scene: ~00:11:00

Rhonda Gibbs: Filling in for Carl Hickey will be his son, Earl Hickey.

Carl Hickey: No, no, no, no.

Earl: My father is feeling a little under the weather.

Carl Hickey: Don’t embarrass me, don’t embarrass me.

Rhonda Gibbs: Nothing serious I hope.

Earl: Err… diarrhea!


Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Time of Scene: ~00:08:50

Shaun: Mum, have you been bitten?

Barbara: No. But Philip has.

Shaun: Oh, okay.

Ed: Has she been bitten?

Shaun: No, Philip has.

Ed: Oh, okay.

Shaun: Listen, Mum, what sort of state is he in?

Barbara: Oh, he’s fine. Bit under the weather.

Shaun: I see.

Ed: What’s the deal?

Shaun: We may have to kill my step-dad.


Star Trek: Enterprise “Unexpected” (2001)

Time of Scene: ~00:16:00

Ah’Len: Have you had enough?

Commander Charles ‘Trip’ Tucker III: A man needs a lot of fluids when he’s under the weather.



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