Definition of stomach ache in English:

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stomach ache


A pain in a person’s stomach or belly: she had a stomach ache [mass noun]: the orange juice was giving him stomach ache
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  • Alternatively, he can just say that his stomach ache has got worse.
  • How well I remember my son's first day at school: the stomach ache the night before, the paralysing shyness at the gate, the skirting round the edge of the playground not making eye contact.
  • The 19-year-old spent a year visiting doctors for treatment for a stomach ache before they finally discovered last month that he had terminal liver cancer.
indigestion, dyspepsia;
colic, gripe
informal bellyache, tummy ache, collywobbles

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