dry heaves

plural noun
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of dry heaves

: repeated involuntary retching unaccompanied by vomit

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First Known Use of dry heaves

1950

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DRY HEAVES Defined for English Language Learners

dry heaves

Definition of dry heaves for English Language Learners

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


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dry heaves

noun plural

medical Definition of dry heaves

: repeated involuntary retching unaccompanied by vomit

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