Simple Definition of headache
: an ache or pain in the head
: a difficult or annoying situation or problem
Full Definition of headache
1 : pain in the head
2 : a vexatious or baffling situation or problem <meetings had become a giant headache — Franklin Foer>
Examples of headache in a sentence
I'm starting to get a headache.
The symptoms include fever and headache.
The city's biggest headache is traffic.
Managing your finances can be a real headache.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of headache
before 12th century
Rhymes with headache
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HEADACHE Defined for Kids
Definition of headache for Students
1 : pain in the head
2 : something that annoys or confuses <This traffic is a real headache.>
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