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headachy

[ hed-ey-kee ]
/ ˈhɛdˌeɪ ki /
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adjective

having a headache.
accompanied by or causing headaches: a headachy cold.

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Origin of headachy

First recorded in 1820–30; headache + -y1
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headachy

headachey

/ (ˈhɛdˌeɪkɪ) /

adjective

suffering from, caused by, or likely to cause a headache
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