bellyaching


bellyaching
bellyaching noun

I'm tired of listening to his bellyaching.

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Main Entry:bellyache

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bellyaching — noun Whining and complaining, often contrived to evoke pity or shirk responsibility. Quit your bellyaching and get back to work! …   Wiktionary

  • bellyaching — n. (Slang) complaining, act of complaining in a whining mannern. pain in the abdomen v. complain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bellyaching — n. act of complaining, griping, or criticizing something or somebody …   English slang

  • Quit your bellyaching! — exclam. Stop complaining! □ You’ve been bitching all day! Quit your bellyaching! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bellyache — [[t]be̱lieɪk[/t]] bellyaches, bellyaching, bellyached also belly ache 1) N VAR Bellyache is a pain inside your abdomen, especially in your stomach. [INFORMAL] They may complain of diarrhea or bellyache. Syn: stomach ache 2) VERB: usu cont If you… …   English dictionary

  • bellyache — /ˈbɛlieɪk/ (say beleeayk) Colloquial –noun 1. a pain in the stomach, especially colic. 2. a cause of discontent. 3. a complaint. –verb (t) (bellyached, bellyaching) 4. to complain or grumble. {US slang (1880s) –bellyacher, noun –bellyaching, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • bellyache — {v.} To constantly complain. * /Jim is always bellyaching about the amount of work he is required to do./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bellyache — {v.} To constantly complain. * /Jim is always bellyaching about the amount of work he is required to do./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Arthur Berry — was an English playwright, poet, teacher and artist, born in Smallthorne, Stoke on Trent on February 7, 1925. He died on July 4, 1994.Berry was the son of a publican and grew up during the Depression. At the age of 14 he enrolled at Burslem… …   Wikipedia

  • bellyache — bellyacher, n. /bel ee ayk /, n., v., bellyached, bellyaching. n. 1. Informal. a pain in the abdomen or bowels. v.i. 2. Informal. to complain; grumble. [1545 55; BELLY + ACHE] * * * …   Universalium


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