Heaves meaning

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Chronic emphysema of horses, characterized by forced breathing, coughing, heaving of the flanks, etc.
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A bout of vomiting.
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Plural form of heave.
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(colloquial) A period of retching.

I have the dry heaves, I rather just throw up and get it over with.

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A disease of horses characterized by coughing and difficult breathing.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heave.
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(the) dry heaves
  • A bout of retching that brings up no vomit.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

(the) dry heaves