bellyache

[bel-ee-eyk]
noun
1.
Informal. a pain in the abdomen or bowels.
verb (used without object), bellyached, bellyaching.
2.
Informal. to complain; grumble.

Origin:
1545–55; belly + ache

bellyacher, noun
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bellyache (ˈbɛlɪˌeɪk)
 
n
1.  an informal term for stomachache
 
vb
2.  slang (intr) to complain repeatedly
 
'bellyacher
 
n

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bellyache
also belly-ache, 1590s, from belly + ache. The verb in the slang sense of "complain" is first recorded 1888, Amer.Eng.
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bellyache bel·ly·ache (běl'ē-āk')
n.
Pain in the stomach or abdomen; colic.

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Slang Dictionary

bellyache definition

[ˈbɛli ek]
  1. n.
    a stomachache. : Oh, mama, do I have a bellyache!
  2. in.
    to complain. : You are always bellyaching!
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Example sentences
She cures his bellyache with skunk cabbage and wild mint, sucks out his earwax, tells his fortune.
But as soon as someone asks them to spend money on what they are charging shareholders, they bellyache.
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