bellyache

noun
bel·​ly·​ache | \ ˈbe-lē-ˌāk How to pronounce bellyache (audio) \

Definition of bellyache

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: pain in the abdomen and especially in the stomach : stomachache

bellyache

verb
bellyached; bellyaching; bellyaches

Definition of bellyache (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to complain whiningly or peevishly : find fault

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Other Words from bellyache

Verb

bellyacher noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for bellyache

Synonyms: Noun

collywobbles, stomachache

Synonyms: Verb

beef, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl

Antonyms: Verb

crow, delight, rejoice

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Examples of bellyache in a Sentence

Noun

He ate too much chili and it gave him a bellyache. He ate too much chili and it gave him bellyache.

Verb

He was bellyaching about how long it took to get a table at the restaurant. tired of the kids bellyaching every time they're asked to mow the lawn or take out the trash
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First Known Use of bellyache

Noun

1552, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bellyache was in 1552

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bellyache

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bellyache

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a pain in the stomach

bellyache

verb

English Language Learners Definition of bellyache (Entry 2 of 2)

informal : to complain in an annoying way

bellyache

noun
bel·​ly·​ache | \ ˈbel-ē-ˌāk How to pronounce bellyache (audio) \

Medical Definition of bellyache

: pain in the abdomen and especially in the stomach : stomachache

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