achy

[ ey-kee ]
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adjective,ach·i·er, ach·i·est.
  1. having or causing an aching sensation: an achy back.

Origin of achy

1
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) /


adjectiveachier or achiest
  1. affected by a continuous dull pain; aching

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