Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Suffering from a headache

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Afflicted with headache.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Afflicted with a headache; having pain in the head; subject to attacks of headache.

Etymologies

headache +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • No one had seen her, however, and a vague report that she was "headachy" sent the searcher indoors to further her inquiries.

    Tom and Some Other Girls A Public School Story

  • This was a very tedious job, necessitating, first, a weary tramp to and from the beach to where the path led up to the summit of the tableland; and, secondly, a scramble up the rocky and wearisome ascent of the plateau, this latter part of their labour being rendered all the more difficult and disagreeable by the bundles of blubber and skins, which they had to carry up on their heads in the same fashion as negroes always convey their loads -- a thing apparently easy enough to the blacks by reason of their strong craniums, but terribly "headachy" for Europeans unaccustomed to such burdens!

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • "I'm so kind of headachy and restless that my sewing's bound to be a fizzle.

    Other People's Business The Romantic Career of the Practical Miss Dale

  • I was still headachy and fatigued, but at least I could comfortably nap.

    2009 August : Scrubbles.net

  • I love thunderstorms, but the lowering pressure always affects me disproportionately, and I felt sluggish and headachy and dull-witted.

    2009 June « Tales from the Reading Room

  • So imagine poor Walt, waking up in four hundred years, groggy and headachy, with his puckered head attached to some cybernetic horror of a body, or a body like a long slimy tadpole which would later mature into Walt's normal self.

    Walt's Frozen Head

  • So, after two CSI Miamis and a half a CSI New York, I was called in to an examining room, feeling somewhat of a fraud, since I was feeling very normal (although tired and headachy).

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • However I'm feeling nervous, because I've been headachy today, with more coughing.

    Progress progresses ...

  • But as you start crossing time zones, that headachy, sleep-deprived feeling doesn't have to ruin your vacation or business trip.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Time Travel 101: Managing Jet Lag Across Time Zones

  • As you start crossing time zones, that headachy, sleep-deprived feeling doesn't have to ruin your vacation or business trip.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Time Travel 101: Managing Jet Lag Across Time Zones

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