Definitions

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

  • noun An aching pain in or near a tooth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pain in the teeth; odontalgia. Toothache was once supposed to be caused by a worm in the tooth. Compare worm.

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

  • noun (Med.) Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia.
  • noun (Bot.) a kind of grass (Ctenium Americanum) having a very pungent taste.
  • noun (Bot.) A shrub of the genus Aralia (Aralia spinosa).

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

  • noun A pain or ache in a tooth.

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

  • noun an ache localized in or around a tooth

Etymologies

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tooth +‎ ache.

Examples

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  • Daffynition: a pain that drives you to extraction.

    January 6, 2007