adjective, achier, achiest.
having or causing an aching sensation: an achy back.

1870–75; ache + -y1

achiness, noun Unabridged
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achy (ˈeɪkɪ)
adj , achier, achiest
affected by a continuous dull pain; aching

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Example sentences
As many people would, she took a pack of frozen vegetables, wrapped it in a
  towel and applied it to the achy area.
Pop two at bedtime to get your achy limbs ready to move the next day.
When flying for long stretches, legs can get sore and achy from immobility.
Many parts of the country are now sneezing, sniffling and coughing their way
  through yet another achy flu season.
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