Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Experiencing aches.

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  • adjective Suffering from aches, sore.

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  • adjective causing a dull and steady pain

Etymologies

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From ache +‎ -y.

Examples

  • Watanabex says: nicht breakken mein achy breakinzie heart!!

    HITLER HATES BLU RAY

  • The best way to describe it, and I know this isn't very technical, is you just generally feel yicky, you feel kind of achy, you feel uncomfortable.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2007

  • When you have a cold, you feel sick, you feel kind of achy, you might have a fever.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2002

  • I was tired the whole time I was there, and my back's been kind of achy for a couple of days.

    Message in a Bottle

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, progressive condition that can be difficult to diagnose in the early stages because it often begins with only subtle symptoms, such as achy joints or early morning stiffness.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • According to the American College of Rheumatology, RA can be difficult to diagnose because it may begin with only subtle symptoms, such as achy joints or early morning stiffness.

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  • "As I was throwing (on flat ground), my hip felt OK, but it just got kind of achy," he added.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • According to the American College of Rheumatology, RA can be difficult to diagnose because it may begin with only subtle symptoms, such as achy joints or early morning stiffness.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "As I was throwing (on flat ground), my hip felt OK, but it just got kind of achy," he added.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, progressive condition that can be difficult to diagnose in the early stages because it often begins with only subtle symptoms, such as achy joints or early morning stiffness.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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