sick headache

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Origin of sick headache

First recorded in 1770–80

Words Nearby sick headache Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sick headache in a sentence

  • The fumes of the tobacco were carried by the air into the house, and brought back Ruth's sick headache.

    Ruth | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Martha says she has a bad sick headache and ain't been outside the house fur four or five days.

    Danny's Own Story | Don Marquis
  • Her look of dismay, and vehement disclaimer—'Inside of you, Miss, when you have just had a sick-headache for five days!'

  • When the next Thursday evening came Mag was confined to her room by a sick headache, from which she had been suffering all day.

    Homestead on the Hillside | Mary Jane Holmes
  • "Bless the child, it's nothin' but a sick-headache," whispered Emma.

British Dictionary definitions for sick headache

sick headache

  1. a headache accompanied by nausea

  2. a nontechnical name for migraine

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