Definition of sic adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪk//
; BrE BrE//siːk//
; NAmE NAmE//siːk//
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(from Latin) written after a word that you have copied from somewhere, to show that you know that the word is wrongly spelled or wrong in some other way In the letter to parents it said: ‘The school is proud of it’s [sic] record of excellence’. Word OriginLatin, literally ‘so, thus’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sic

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