Definition of 'painkiller'
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Take strong painkillers and see your doctor for further treatment if it doesn't settle down. The Sun (2016)Despite strong painkillers and hospital care, she is clearly in agony. The Sun (2016)Sufferers had been advised to change diet, increase exercise and take vitamins or painkillers. The Sun (2016)For my last video I had to take painkillers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She warmed some soup for my lunch and picked up the prescription painkillers from the chemist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Though you may need some strong painkillers and heat to help you on your way. The Sun (2014)She was given painkillers and told it was hormonal and that the symptoms would soon fade away. The Sun (2014)As soon as you recognise these signs take simple painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The drug also improves the effect of strong painkillers like morphine. The Sun (2013)One day she needed to be given a painkiller for a headache. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So sufferers resort to a stronger painkiller. The Sun (2013)She received strong painkillers but the pain did not end. The Sun (2010)He wrote the lyrics through a haze of prescription painkillers following a fight with one of his brothers. The Sun (2008)So when her doctor sent her home with a prescription for painkillers she had no reason to be suspicious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He also refused to take painkillers while working because he said they dulled his performance and he must have been in agony. The Sun (2009)He suffers from a bad back, yet powerful painkillers seem to have affected his judgment. The Sun (2014)Chilli has also been shown to be a powerful painkiller, so you get a double whammy. The Sun (2011)Both groups of drugs essentially are painkillers, used to control the discomfort of arthritis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the study does emphasise the need for powerful painkillers with fewer side-effects. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's possible to get hooked on prescription drugs and painkillers almost the world over. The Sun (2009)Use any cooling cream, take some painkillers and stay indoors for a bit. The Sun (2008)I gave him an injection of powerful painkillers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'painkiller'
British English: painkiller /ˈpeɪnˌkɪlə/ NOUN
A painkiller is a drug which reduces or stops physical pain.
- American English: painkiller
- Arabic: مُسَكِّنٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: analgésico
- Chinese: 止痛药
- Croatian: sredstvo protiv boli
- Czech: lék proti bolesti
- Danish: smertestillende middel
- Dutch: pijnstiller
- European Spanish: calmante
- Finnish: särkylääke
- French: analgésique
- German: Schmerzmittel
- Greek: παυσίπονο
- Italian: antidolorifico
- Japanese: 痛み止め
- Korean: 진통제
- Norwegian: smertestillende middel
- Polish: środek przeciwbólowy
- European Portuguese: analgésico
- Romanian: calmant
- Russian: болеутоляющее средство
- Spanish: calmante
- Swedish: smärtstillande medel
- Thai: ยาแก้ปวด
- Turkish: ağrı kesici
- Ukrainian: знеболювальне
- Vietnamese: thuốc giảm đau
Definition of painkiller from the Collins English Dictionary
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