achy achy  /ˈeɪ ki/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing a dull and steady pain

Usage(s):

  1. Patients who've skipped checkups now have achy teeth and have no choice but to undergo a more expensive procedure.
  2. I have been feeling very achy and sore muscled and feel better when I stop taking the pills.
  3. You've heard most of the Seasons' songs, and the mood wasn't achy-breaky; rather bold and uptempo.

News

  • KDMC to offer varicose veins screenings

    Frank Lewis PDT Staff Writer Bulging, twisty, rope-like veins can cause more than embarrassment — they can cause your legs to feel tired, heavy, achy and even restless. Untreated, varicose vei...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Daily Times

Quotes

  1. "My goal was to get us deep in the game, obviously. We used every arm (Tuesday) night. I knew guys would be down, kind of achy today and my goal was to get us in the seventh, eighth inning with the lead," Danks said. "Also noticed that...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: John Danks Source: USA Today

  2. She said of her injury: "It was probably the worst I've felt, in the sense of the whole day. It just kind of was achy. There's a lot of those holes where you have to hit knockdowns, and I had to play more club. I can't hit that knockdown shot yet....
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Paula Creamer Source: Golf News

  3. "He said he felt it yesterday during the game, and then it got achy," Piniella said. "Obviously his strength wasn't the same. But he had more unusual stiffness and he had some soreness in his shoulder."
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: USA Today

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