growing pains

plural noun

Definition of growing pains

  1. 1 :  pains in the legs of growing children having no demonstrable relation to growth

  2. 2 :  the stresses and strains attending a new project or development

1810

First Known Use of growing pains

1810


GROWING PAINS Defined for English Language Learners

growing pains

plural noun

Definition of growing pains for English Language Learners

  • : pains in the legs of children who are growing

  • : the problems that are experienced as something (such as a business or a project) grows larger or more successful


GROWING PAINS Defined for Kids

growing pains

noun plural

Definition of growing pains for Students

  1. :  pains that occur in the legs of growing children but have not been proven to be caused by growth


Medical Dictionary

growing pains

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noun plural grow·ing pains \ˈgrō-iŋ-ˌpānz\

Medical Definition of growing pains

  1. :  pains occurring in the legs of growing children having no demonstrable relation to growth


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