Definition of headaching in English:

headaching

noun

  • The condition or fact of having a headache; aching or pain in the upper part of the head. Also as a count noun: a headache.

adjective

  • That causes the head to ache; (in extended use) that causes trouble, anxiety, or annoyance.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Lanfranc's Science of Cirurgie. From head + aching, after headache<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in Fanny Burney (1752–1840), writer. From head + aching, after headache.

Pronunciation

headaching

/ˈhɛdeɪkɪŋ/