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Related / Similar Words: coughing

 

Definition:
  • the act of exhaling air suddenly with a noise;
  • sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis;
  • exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; "The smoker coughs all day";

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    See Also: expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out, pony up

     

    Hyponyms: hack, whoop, clear the throat, hawk

     

    Part Meronyms: respiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorder

     

    Derivational Morphology: coughing

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: kašalj and kašljati   Croatian: kašalj and kašljati  
    Danish: hoste   Dutch: hoest and hoesten  
    Finnish: yskä and yskähdys and yskiä   French: tousser and toux  
    German: husten   Greek: βήχω and βήχας  
    Hindi: खांसना and खांसी   Italian: tosse and tossire  
    Japanese: and 咳をする   Korean: 기침 and 기침하다  
    Polish: kaszel   Portuguese: tosse and tossir  
    Russian: кашель and кашлять   Slovene: kašelj and kašljati  
    Spanish: tos and toser  
     
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