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bellyache

[ bel-ee-eyk ]
/ 藞b蓻l i藢e瑟k /
Informal.
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noun
a pain in the abdomen or bowels.
verb (used without object), bel路ly路ached, bel路ly路ach路ing.
to complain; grumble.
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Origin of bellyache

belly + ache;def. 1 was first recorded in 1545鈥55, and def. 2, an Americanism, in 1885鈥90

OTHER WORDS FROM bellyache

bel路ly路ach路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bellyache

bellyache
/ (藞b蓻l瑟藢e瑟k) /

noun
an informal term for stomachache
verb
(intr) slang to complain repeatedly

Derived forms of bellyache

bellyacher, noun
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