to grumble especially in a whining or grumbling fashion to gripe
- soreness into the bowels colic
- an ache localized in the belly or abdominal region
- Pain into the bowels; colic.
in addition belly-ache, 1590s, from belly (n.) + ache (n.). The verb into the slang feeling of "complain" is very first recorded 1888, American English; it appears not to have been utilized earlier than that, if ever, in a literal good sense. Relevant: bellyached; bellyaching.
(n.) Pain inside bowels; colic.
Fred didn't have a chance to bellyache at the compromise before the phone interrupted.