dry heaves

plural noun

Definition of dry heaves

:repeated involuntary retching unaccompanied by vomit

First Known Use of dry heaves

1950


DRY HEAVES Defined for English Language Learners

dry heaves

noun

Definition of dry heaves for English Language Learners

  • : a condition in which someone is vomiting but nothing is coming up from the stomach


Medical Dictionary

dry heaves

noun plural

medical Definition of dry heaves

:repeated involuntary retching unaccompanied by vomit

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