adjective Date: 1742 1. relating to or associated with colic <
colicky pain
2. suffering from colic <
colicky babies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Colicky — Col ick*y, a. Pertaining to, or troubled with, colic; as, a colicky disorder; a colicky baby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colicky — Denoting or resembling the pain of colic. * * * col·icky käl i kē adj 1) relating to or associated with colic <colicky pain> 2) suffering from colic <colicky babies> …   Medical dictionary

  • colicky — adj. Colicky is used with these nouns: ↑baby …   Collocations dictionary

  • colicky — col|ick|y [ kalıki ] adjective a colicky baby suffers from colic …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • colicky — [[t]kɒ̱lɪki[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone, especially a baby, is colicky, they are suffering from colic …   English dictionary

  • colicky — UK [ˈkɒlɪkɪ] / US [ˈkɑlɪkɪ] adjective a colicky baby suffers from colic …   English dictionary

  • colicky — colic ► NOUN ▪ severe pain in the abdomen caused by wind or obstruction in the intestines. DERIVATIVES colicky adjective. ORIGIN Latin colicus, from colon colon …   English terms dictionary

  • colicky — See colic. * * * …   Universalium

  • colicky — adjective Of, pertaining to, or suffering from colic …   Wiktionary

  • colicky — Synonyms and related words: aching, achy, allergic, anemic, apoplectic, arthritic, backachy, bilious, cancerous, chlorotic, consumptive, dropsical, dyspeptic, edematous, encephalitic, epileptic, griping, headachy, laryngitic, leprous, luetic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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