Definition & Meaning of "SIC"

What does sic mean? View the definition of sic and all related slang terms containing sic below:

sic :
said in context

Usage of SIC

The abbreviation SIC is used to indicate that a word or phrase in a quoted text appears exactly as it does in the original source, even if it may seem unusual or incorrect. It is typically used instead of correcting the mistake or inserting a clarifying note, in order to preserve the integrity of the original source material.

Example of SIC used in texting:

1. Text message from friend: "I saw this really funny meme about weather 'fenomenon' today!" My response: "Haha that's great - 'fenomenon' SIC?"

2. Text message from mom: "Just read a news article about how bananas are going extinct. Can you believe it?" My response: "Yes, I heard about that too. 'Extinct' SIC? Or just becoming rare?"

3. Text message from coworker: "In my opinion, the best way to make coffee is to use a expresso machine." My response: "I see. 'Expresso' SIC? Or do you prefer that spelling?"

Examples of SIC used in texting.

Slang Terms & Acronyms containing "sic"

asic :
application specific integrated circuit
awsic :
and why should i care
sic :
said in context
sicl :
sitting in chair laughing
ysic :
why should I care

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