What does the word colic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Colicky.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Acute pain in the bowels.

Usage examples for colic

  1. Instead, they seemed to be having a monstrous attack of colic as they rolled about their vanquished monarch. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  2. Dear little baby had a bad colic; Had to take three drops of nassy palagolic. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  3. Worms frequently produce colic. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek