Adjective "achy" definition and examples

(Achy may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪki/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Suffering from continuous dull pain.
  1. 'Sometimes all you feel is a dull achy sensation or muscle fatigue after class.'
  2. 'I don't feel any better for it today, in fact if anything my body is really achy and stiff probably from lying down for so long.'
  3. 'Edric awoke the next morning feeling stiff and achy.'
  4. 'My head aches, and it's too heavy for me to lift without an achy pain.'
  5. 'Not only can flexible people bend over more easily to pick up something off the floor, but they're also less likely to suffer achy joints.'
  6. 'Limit jumping and pounding activities if your joints are achy or sore.'
  7. 'Some mornings it's fine but on others the knee can be a bit sore and achy, although I don't know if that's down to the cold weather.'
  8. 'A sore, achy feeling is a common first indicator.'
  9. 'I stood up, stiff and achy from my night upon the ground.'
  10. 'By the age of 60, about 70 per cent of women will have developed osteoarthritis, which can lead to achy, painful feet.'

More definitions

1. having or causing an aching sensation: an achy back.

More examples(as adjective)

"hearts can be achy."

"people can be achy."

"coses can be achy."