Definition of earache in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪəreɪk/


[mass noun]
Pain inside the ear: I’ve got earache [count noun]: a child complaining of an earache Also called otalgia.
More example sentences
  • Strep throat can cause a sore throat, fever, headache, earache, and pain when swallowing.
  • The child should also be seen if after an initial period of improvement, the symptoms recur or new symptoms such as earache or headache appear.
  • I've been having an earache and headaches from wearing a couvert headset in one ear, and a hands-free headset for my mobile phone in the other.

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