achiness


adjective, ach·i·er, ach·i·est.

  1. having or causing an aching sensation: an achy back.

adjective achier or achiest

  1. affected by a continuous dull pain; aching
adj.

1875, first recorded in George Eliot’s letters, from ache + -y (2). Middle English had akeful “painful” (early 15c.). Related: Achily; achiness.

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