Definition of backache in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakˌāk/


A prolonged pain in one’s back.
Example sentences
  • Many women suffer prolonged backache, headaches, tingling and numbness as a result of the injection.
  • Low backache and lower abdomen pain are common complaints and fever may accompany these symptoms.
  • Research also indicates that yoga helps alleviate the discomfort associated with backache, PMS, headaches and arthritis.

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Syllabification: back·ache

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