backache backache  /ˈbæ ˌkeɪk/


  • (n) an ache localized in the back


  1. If you wear a real English suit, it will really give you a backache.
  2. They will treat the pneumonia or the backache themselves, instead of sending you to the pulmonary doc or orthopod.
  3. Yet another said he had a backache.


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  1. Lippi said: "Buffon had a problem in his back. He had backache during the warm-up, but he wanted to go ahead and play. He said he couldn't continue at half-time, however, which was a bad blow for us. We not only lost a keeper, but it meant we had...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Marcello Lippi Source:

  2. Writing about her bad back in a recent column (Comment, 25 April), Rebecca Front said: "I'm talking about that dull, mundane backache that millions of us get, and nobody really wants to hear about, much less read about ...... "
    on May 24, 2010 By: Rebecca Front Source: The Guardian

  3. Brahmanandam said: "NTR is a born actor. We all know his talent as a child artiste in Balaramayanam. After the accident during the elections, NTR had to struggle a lot to do dances. There were times when he suffered from acute backache, but his...
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Brahmanandam Source: Sify

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