Definitions

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

  • noun A pain in the head.
  • noun Informal Something, such as a problem, that causes annoyance or trouble.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pain in the cranial part of the head, apparently somewhat deep-seated as compared with the sensation produced by a superficial irritation of the scalp.
  • noun The corn-poppy, Papaver Rhæas, the odor of which is said to cause headache. Also called head-wark.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Pain in the head; cephalalgia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pain or ache in the head.
  • noun figurative A nuisance or unpleasant problem.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
  • noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
  • noun something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

Etymologies

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From head +‎ ache

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