meaning of achy

achy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1875, initially taped in George Eliot's letters, from ache (letter.) + -y (2). Middle English had akeful "painful" (early 15c.). Relevant: Achily; achiness.

achy meaning in General Dictionary

causing a dull and steady discomfort

Sentence Examples with the word achy

She struggled into a sitting position, her neck achy from her spot sleeping on the floor before the fire.

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