Definition of dry-heave in English:


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[no object]
  • Experience the reflex of vomiting; retch: I puked and puked until I was dry-heaving


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  • An instance or feeling of retching: I feel the dry-heaves starting, the knee-jerk reaction to my anxiety attacks

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