Definition of rheumatics in English:

rheumatics

Syllabification: rheu·mat·ics
Pronunciation: /ro͝oˈmatiks
 
/

noun

[usually treated as singular] informal
  • Rheumatism; rheumatic pains.
    More example sentences
    • Nothing special about a touch of the rheumatics, I tell myself.
    • There was nothing I could do but put a brave face on it and go after them, but now my rheumatics are playing up something rotten and my truss is all rusty.
    • I have rheumatics in the spine now and I've been in hospital three times with my stomach.

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