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bellyache

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

abdominal pain especially when focused in the digestive organs
  • eating too many apples will give you a bellyache

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bellyache

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bellyache (Entry 2 of 2)

to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • tired of the kids bellyaching every time they're asked to mow the lawn or take out the trash

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The first known use of bellyache was in 1552

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“Bellyache.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bellyache. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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