• General legal English

Definitions of sic

  • a term used in brackets after a word or phrase that has been copied from an original but is spelled or is otherwise incorrect

    The sign at the vineyard stated: "Finest whine [sic] produced here".

Abbreviations of sic

  • The term is Latin for thus or so. The full Latin term is sic erat scriptum, meaning it was written thus.

Phrase Bank for sic

  • Their [sic] was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction,” the president tweeted last Saturday referring to allegations that he obstructed justice.

  • Our president’s son Donald Trump Jr. wrote of his beneficence: “Bottom line with out [sic] hunters …”.

  • “Government Funding Bill past [sic] last night in the House of Representatives,” Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning.

  • It was good enough to fire McCabe, no one argues its [sic] factually inaccurate.

  • “We were led to believe through numerous forms of correspondence by Caddo Parrish (sic) officials … that we were being hired and were to be on-site”