earache


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ear·ache

 (îr′āk′)
n.
Pain in the ear; otalgia.

earache

(ˈɪərˌeɪk)
n
(Pathology) pain in the middle or inner ear. Technical name: otalgia Compare otitis

ear•ache

(ˈɪərˌeɪk)

n.
a pain or ache in the ear; otalgia.
[1650–60]

earache

Any pain in the ear, most often caused by an infection of the middle ear.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earache - an ache localized in the middle or inner earearache - an ache localized in the middle or inner ear
ache, aching - a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
Translations
bolest ucha
ørepine
korvasärky
uhobolja
fülfájás
eyrnaverkur
耳の痛み
귀앓이
bolesť v uchu
bolečina v ušesu
öronvärk
หูเจ็บ
đau tai

earache

[ˈɪəreɪk] Ndolor m de oídos
to have earachetener dolor de oídos

earache

[ˈɪəreɪk] nmal m d'oreille(s)
to have earache → avoir mal à l'oreille, avoir mal aux oreilles

earache

[ˈɪərˌeɪk] nmal m d'orecchi

ear1

() noun
1. the part of the head by means of which we hear, or its external part only. Her new hair-style covers her ears.
2. the sense or power of hearing especially the ability to hear the difference between sounds. sharp ears; He has a good ear for music.
ˈearache noun
pain in the inner part of the ear.
ˈeardrum noun
the layer of tissue separating the inner from the outer ear.
ˈearlobe noun
the soft lower part of the ear.
ˈearmark verb
to set aside (for a particular purpose). This money is earmarked for our holiday.
ˈearring noun
an ornament worn attached to the ear. silver earrings.
ˈearshot noun
the distance at which sound can be heard. He did not hear her last remark as he was out of earshot.
be all ears
to listen with keen attention. The children were all ears when their father was describing the car crash.
go in one ear and out the other
not to make any lasting impression. I keep telling that child to work harder but my words go in one ear and out the other.
play by ear
to play (music) without looking at and without having memorized printed music.
up to one's ears (in)
deeply involved (in). I'm up to my ears in work.

earache

أَلَمُ الُأذُن bolest ucha ørepine Ohrenschmerzen πόνος στο αφτί dolor de oídos korvasärky otite uhobolja mal d’orecchie 耳の痛み 귀앓이 oorpijn øreverk ból ucha dor de ouvido, dor de ouvidos боль в ухе öronvärk หูเจ็บ kulak ağrısı đau tai 耳痛

ear·ache

n. dolor de oído.
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