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Ailing appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Pail of ale aiding ailing Al's travails.
    (from India)

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective ailing:

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Definition of the adjective ailing

What does ailing mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. somewhat ill or prone to illness

Definition of the noun ailing

What does ailing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ailing

  1. An ailment.

Definition of the verb ailing

What does ailing mean as a doing word?


  1. Present participle of to ail.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for ailing

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Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Ailing, Francis D., House 323 East Ave. , ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

®ailing. outgoers ̄ (34 percent¦will pay for products and services that enable them to maintain a socially active lifestyle); and. ®frail. recluses ̄ (15 percent¦ interested in health care or other products and services that will simply make life ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)

ailing, during December, January, February and March. Fortnightly ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1916)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby

Ailing was born at Westfield, Connecticut, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

by Paul Schellinger

Ailing. See. Eileen. Chang. Zhang. Xianliang. 1936—. Chinese Zola, Emile. See Rougon-Macquart This page intentionally left blank INDEXES. Although some of Zhang Xianliang's novels are strictly contemporary in setting and have no ...

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Quotes about ailing

For every ailing foot, there is a slipper.
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Scrabble value of A1I1L1I1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AILING

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