Definition of “shooting pains” - English Dictionary

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“shooting pains” in British English

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shooting painsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈʃuː.tɪŋ ˌpeɪnz/ us /ˈʃuː.t̬ɪŋ ˌpeɪnz/

sudden severe pains that move through the body:

I get shooting pains up my spine whenever I try to move.

(Definition of “shooting pains” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)