stomachache

or stom·ach ache

[ stuhm-uh k-eyk ]
/ ˈstʌm əkˌeɪk /

noun

pain in the stomach or abdomen; colic.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. stomach sweetbread,
  2. stomach tooth,
  3. stomach tube,
  4. stomach worm,
  5. stomach-churning,
  6. stomachal,
  7. stomacher,
  8. stomachic,
  9. stomachy,
  10. stomack

Origin of stomachache

First recorded in 1755–65; stomach + ache

Related formsstom·ach-ach·y, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for stomachache

stomachache

/ (ˈstʌməkˌeɪk) /

noun

pain in the stomach or abdominal region, as from acute indigestionTechnical name: gastralgia Also called: stomach upset, upset stomach
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Medicine definitions for stomachache

stomachache

[ stŭmək-āk′ ]

n.

Pain in the stomach or abdomen.

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