stomachache

noun
stom·​ach·​ache | \ ˈstə-mək-ˌāk How to pronounce stomachache (audio) , -mik- \

Definition of stomachache

: pain in or in the region of the stomach

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Synonyms for stomachache

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Examples of stomachache in a Sentence

Eating too much food will give you a stomachache. Side effects include gas, bloating, and stomachache.
Recent Examples on the Web Just thinking about how embarrassing that will be is enough to give me a stomachache. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 20 Mar. 2021 Rarely sick before a stomachache kept her home from school for three days in October, the Bloomington, Ill., eighth-grader was hit by a headache in January that still hasn’t loosened its grip. Elizabeth Cooney, STAT, 12 June 2021 Including the punitive stomachache ruined the effect. Livia Gershon, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 May 2021 Just thinking about how embarrassing that will be is enough to give me a stomachache. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 20 Mar. 2021 Tammie Hairston's son, Kyree McBride, came down with a stomachache last May. Jen Christensen, CNN, 6 Mar. 2021 Just thinking about how embarrassing that will be is enough to give me a stomachache. cleveland, 19 Mar. 2021 About four weeks to the day after, Caden complained about a stiff neck, stomachache and a high temperature. Jen Christensen, CNN, 6 Mar. 2021 The 911 calls come in with limited information: a broken bone, chest pain, difficulty breathing, stomachache, fever. Stephanie Dazio, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of stomachache

1744, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stomachache was in 1744

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5 Jul 2021

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“Stomachache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomachache. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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stomachache

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stomachache

: pain in or near your stomach

stomachache

noun
stom·​ach·​ache | \ -ˌāk How to pronounce stomachache (audio) \

Medical Definition of stomachache

: pain in or in the region of the stomach

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