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Definition of "earache" [ear•ache]

  • Pain in the ear; otalgia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "earache" in a sentence
  • "The earache is back, and it sounds for all the world as if a Chinook is trying (unsuccessfully) to take off in my head."
  • "This is greatly the case with earache, which is a trouble of the nerves of the ear -- not those of hearing, but the ordinary nerves supplying the part."
  • "No TAR's, no prior authorization, no withoholds on payment-just cash from a willing patient-often the same patient who never seemed to have their $10 copay with them when they came c/o "earache"."