Definition Measles

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Definition

(to have) the measles: (to have) rubeola, a disease characterized by red blotches on the skin
noun
Either I have the measles, or my skin is reacting badly to the new soap.

Pronunciation examples
UK: You have a serious case of the measles, sir.
US: The measles? Damn it!

Examples

  • "Apparently she's got the measles."

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