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Colloquialism for abdominal pain, usually colicky.


Pain in the stomach or abdomen; colic.

bel′ly·ach′er n.


noun A popular term for stomach ache.

verb To complain; whinge.
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What has happened, bellyachers sit on their backsides, watching Oprah Winfrey, convinced they are part of the nation who have been victimized by everyone else.
As a colleague aptly put it, "Little bellyachers grow up to become big bellyachers," meaning if you respond to stress with abdominal pain as a child you'll probably do so as an adult.
All the professional doom and gloom bellyachers have gone very quiet now the sky hasn''t fallen in.