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toothache

[ tooth-eyk ]
/ ˈtuθˌeɪk /
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Definition of toothache

noun
a pain in or about a tooth.
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Origin of toothache

before 1050; Middle English tothache,Old English tōthæce, tōthece.See tooth, ache

OTHER WORDS FROM toothache

toothachy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for toothache

toothache
/ (ˈtuːθˌeɪk) /

noun
a pain in or about a toothTechnical name: odontalgia
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Medical definitions for toothache

toothache
[ tōōthāk′ ]

n.
An aching pain in or near a tooth.dentalgia odontalgia
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