bellyache

A pain in your stomach is a bellyache. Don't eat too much cotton candy at the fair, or you'll definitely get a bellyache!

You might also refer to a bellyache as a tummy ache or an upset stomach. Whatever you call it, it's no fun, and it might even cause you to lie in bed and moan a little. As a verb, bellyache means "complain" or "whine." If your brother insists on taking part in a hotdog eating contest, you might be stuck listening to him bellyache about his bellyache later.

Primary Meanings of bellyache

1.
n
an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
2.
v
complain
Full Definitions of bellyache
1

n an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region

Synonyms:
gastralgia, stomach ache, stomachache
Type of:
ache, aching
a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
2

v complain

Synonyms:
beef, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, holler, squawk
Type of:
complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off
express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

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