Results for cough

Definitions of cough:

part of speech: noun

An effort of the lungs to throw off injurious matter, accompanied by a harsh sound, proceeding from the throat.

part of speech: noun

An effort of the lungs to throw off offending matter, as phlegm from the air passages, accompanied with considerable noise.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make this effort.

part of speech: verb transitive

To expel from the throat or lungs by a cough.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To expel air from the lungs by a violent effort.

part of speech: verb

To expel the air from the lungs with considerable force and noise; to expectorate.

part of speech: verb transitive

To expel from the lungs.

part of speech: noun

An effort of the lungs to expel irritating matter.

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