Definition of stomach ache in English:

stomach ache

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noun

  • 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.
    Synonyms
    indigestion, dyspepsia; colic, gripe
    informal bellyache, tummy ache, collywobbles

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