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achy Line breaks: achy
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪki/
(also achey)

Definition of achy in English:

adjective (achier, achiest)

Suffering from continuous dull pain: she felt tired and achy
More example sentences
  • Severe or sharp pains are more significant than dull, achy pains.
  • Venous wound pain is often minimal and may be described as dull, achy pain or heaviness in the legs.
  • A tension headache is a dull, achy feeling on both sides of the head.


Example sentences
  • The virus may also be noted by a lack of appetite, general sluggishness and achiness, and by the strong feeling that everything is too much effort, including speech, eye-movement and sensible thought.
  • Right now I could do with someone to gently rub the achiness from my shoulders, back and legs; to bring me a cup of tea; to cuddle up against me and keep me warm at night.
  • Had an awful headache, the back is still sore, but most the other achiness has gone away.

Words that rhyme with achy

Blakey, flaky, quaky, shaky, snaky, wakey-wakey
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