Definition of Pain in the neck

1. Noun. A bothersome annoying person. "That kid is a terrible pain"

Exact synonyms: Nuisance, Pain
Generic synonyms: Disagreeable Person, Unpleasant Person



2. Noun. Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. "He's not a friend, he's an infliction"
Exact synonyms: Annoyance, Bother, Botheration, Infliction, Pain, Pain In The Ass
Generic synonyms: Negative Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Nuisance, Irritant, Thorn, Plague
Derivative terms: Bother, Bother, Bother, Bother, Pain

Definition of Pain in the neck

1. Noun. (idiomatic) Someone or something which is annoying, irritating or inconvenient ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pain In The Neck

paillettes
paillon
paillons
pails
pailsful
pain
pain-free
pain-pleasure principle
pain and suffering
pain au chocolat
pain clinics
pain in the arse
pain in the bum
pain in the neck (current term)
pain killer
pain killers
pain measurement
pain pill
pain reaction
pain threshold
pain thresholds
pain tolerance
pain unit
painable
painch
painches
pained
painful

Literary usage of Pain in the neck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"pain in the neck, on turning fhc head, as if a tumor would protrude ... Sudden pain in the neck, as if burnt, on twisting and turning the head,1.— [1040. ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"pain in the neck became very severe and radiated into the left arm and occasionally into the right. X-ray examination was negative. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"pain in the neck externally, as if the skin were sore,1.—[670.] Pains in the nape of the neck and shoulder, on waking in the morning (fourth day),*4. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"This patient presented the following symptôme: pain in the neck, extreme rigidity of ... He complained of excessive pain in the neck and back, augmented by ..."

5. Hull's Jahr: A New Manual of Homoeopathic Practice by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Amos Gerald Hull, Frederick Greenwood Snelling (1893)
"EMOTIONS (MORAL), Pain in the — pain in the neck and back on lifting the. Graph. BENDING Forwards (Pain in the back on). Chel. BLOWING THE NOSE (Pain in the ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"He picked himself up without help and walked a distance of about a quarter of a mile, suffering only from pain in the neck: and then took a car home. ..."

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