Definition of aching
1 : that aches an aching back
2 : causing or reflecting distress, deep emotion, or longing aching country ballads
Examples of aching in a Sentence
another one of those aching country songs about a woman who done him wrong
Recent Examples of aching from the Web
There’s the girl who doesn’t get it and there’s the guy with the aching heart.
Though not a number one record, the song has remained a staple of the George Strait catalog with its aching portrayal of the loneliness felt by a rodeo cowboy.
Soothe aching muscles with R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation).
Nothing heals a bruised knee, a confused head, or an aching heart like a kiss from papa.
Looking for a crazy theory to soothe my aching mind.
On Sundays, the Wildcats' day off, Jackson is back at the football facility stretching and straining the lactic acid out of his aching muscles for two, three, maybe four hours.
Roberson imbued his young character with an aching tenderness.
His belly spread and aching knees stood in sharp relief against her girl-freckles and bangs.
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