face-ache


noun
  1. neuralgia

  2. slang an ugly or miserable-looking person

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How to use face-ache in a sentence

  • Mr. Lewes is still sadly ailing—tormented with tooth and face ache.

  • Frank never makes acquaintance with a new old woman, but she gets the face-ache.

    Our Mutual Friend | Charles Dickens
  • The kitchen-maid came next—afflicted with the face-ache, and making no secret of her sufferings.

    No Name | Wilkie Collins
  • I am going to the medicine-chest next, to physic the kitchen-maid—an unwholesome girl, whose face-ache is all stomach.

    No Name | Wilkie Collins
  • And don't none of you eat it too fast, or it'll give you a face-ache, 'cause it's awful cold.