Cough

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Definition

a cough: a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs
noun
to have a cough to keep abruptly expelling air from the lungs

to cough: to expel air abruptly and noisily from the lungs
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I have a cough. I can't stop coughing.
US: Put your hand over your mouth when you cough.

Examples

  • "cough cough"
  • "I'd like to point out that this list does NOT include 'loud coughing', 'mumbling incoherently', or 'weird British accent'."
  • "Bruno : (cough cough)"
  • "Krazy Gidyeon : coughs"
  • "My girlfriend has a fever and keeps coughing."
  • "Now could you cough please?"

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