under the weather : Idioms in English

under the weather

Not feeling well
After an hour of trying to work unsuccessfully, Anne told her boss that she was under the weather and heading home.

under the weather Meaning(s)

  • (s) somewhat ill or prone to illness

under the weather in News

  1. The Gutsiest Play-Through-Pain Moments in Sports

    Plenty of us don't even go to work if we're feeling the slightest bit under the weather. So imagine finishing your workday with a cracked clavicle, or with a broken leg, or with a dislocated elbow—and imagine your work entails running, jumping and getting hit by other people. Sometimes, we forget how tough our favorite athletes can be. We like to rag on them when they miss a shot or give up a ...
    on June 19, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Polar bear at KC Zoo treated for gastrointestinal issue

    The Kansas City Zoo's polar bear, Nikita, is under the weather.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: KMBC-TV Kansas City

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