- pain in the head, caused by dilation of cerebral arteries, muscle contraction, insufficient
oxygen in the cerebral blood, reaction to drugs, etc Technical name: cephalalgia
- (informal) any cause of worry, difficulty, or annoyance
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Translations for 'headache'
- British English: headache If you have a headache, you have a pain in your head.I have a terrible headache.ˈhɛdˌeɪk NOUN
- Arabic: صُدَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: dor de cabeça
- Chinese: 头疼
- Croatian: glavobolja
- Czech: bolení hlavy
- Danish: hovedpine
- Dutch: hoofdpijn
- European Spanish: dolor de cabeza
- Finnish: päänsärky
- French: mal de tête
- German: Kopfschmerzen
- Greek: πονοκέφαλος
- Italian: mal di testa
- Japanese: 頭痛
- Korean: 두통
- Norwegian: hodepine
- Polish: ból głowy
- Portuguese: dor de cabeça
- Romanian: migrenă migrene
- Russian: головная боль
- Spanish: dolor de cabeza
- Swedish: huvudvärk
- Thai: ปวดหัว
- Turkish: baş ağrısı
- Ukrainian: головний біль
- Vietnamese: chứng nhức đầu
Example Sentences Including 'headache'
A Kind of headache that mainly afflicts men may be triggered in the part of the brain that controls daily rhythms.
New Scientist (1998)
Crook carefully moved his head from side to side, wincing as the movement made his headache worse.
Despite the many merits of the Holyrood design, it is proving to be headache for the architectural community.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
For them, P2P is about to create the most gigantic security headache.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
He had brought Julie home, worried that she should have such a sick headache ; she had never been prone to headaches.
He studied 680 children between the ages of six and 18. All had been referred to the Cleveland headache clinic.
One day the trend for the dark wood décor will change, which will no doubt be an investment headache for restaurants everywhere.
Irish Times (2002)
She sipped, reflective, the beginnings of a headache nibbling at her temples.
She will probably wake up confused and with a headache , and will need to rest for about an hour afterwards.
BEYOND FEAR (2002)
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