Part of speech: noun

Pain in a tooth; also, neuralgia of the teeth.

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Usage examples "toothache":

  1. Now mark my word, Mr Lisle, sir, it's not toothache." - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  2. One, indeed, had suggested that it would be better to lay him under one of the benches, but Black Jim said, with a brutal laugh: " No, no; it is better that we should keep sight of him, and if anyone asks a question of course we can say that the gentleman has the toothache." - "Colonel Thorndyke's Secret", G. A. Henty.
  3. In the same way see that you clean your teeth regularly night and morning- not because it will help you to pass the time away, but because it will prevent your teeth from getting rotten, thus saving you from toothache. - "Young Knights of the Empire", Sir Robert Baden-Powell.