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achy

[ ey-kee ]
/ ˈeɪ ki /
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adjective, ach·i·er, ach·i·est.

having or causing an aching sensation: an achy back.

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Origin of achy

First recorded in 1870–75; ache + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM achy

ach·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for achy

achy
/ (ˈeɪkɪ) /

adjective achier or achiest

affected by a continuous dull pain; aching
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