bellyacher


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bel·ly·ache

 (bĕl′ē-āk′)
n.
1. Pain in the stomach or abdomen; colic.
2. Informal A whining complaint.
intr.v. bel·ly·ached, bel·ly·ach·ing, bel·ly·aches Slang
To complain, especially in a whining manner.

bel′ly·ach′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellyacher - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whiningbellyacher - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
kvetch - (Yiddish) a constant complainer
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bellyacher

noun
Slang. A person who habitually complains or grumbles:
Informal: crank, griper, grouser.
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