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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
achy

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

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achy

a. Suffering from aches, sore.

WordNet
achy

adj. causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints" [syn: aching]

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Achy

Achy may refer to:

  • Stéphane Achy (born 1988), Gabonese footballer
  • Achy Obejas, an American writer and journalist
  • Achy, Oise, a commune of France

Usage examples of "achy".

He broke free, releasing my achy breast to torture the other with the scrape of his teeth.

She was straining toward fulfillment, her muscles tightening, her throat hoarse and achy with the effort of controlling her screams.

Stiff, still achy, he turned so he could run his hand up and down her back.

Tired, achy, irritable, she strode to the kitchen, popped the top on a beer, ripped open a bag of pretzels to go with it.

Lady Danbury suffered from achy joints, and Elizabeth frequently wrote out her correspondence for her.

She read the same paragraph twice and then closed her eyes, rubbing her fists against their achy redness.

Then she sat on a rock and did not move for several minutes, feeling achy and tired.

Lady Danbury suffered from achy joints, and Elizabeth frequently wrote out her correspondence for her.