Translation of "cough" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kɒf/ us /kɔf/

B1 to make air come out of your throat with a short sound

Paul has been coughing and sneezing all day.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /kɒf/ us /kɔf/

B1 the action or sound of coughing, or an illness that makes you cough

I have / a bad cough.

(Translation of “cough” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kof/

to make a harsh sound when bringing air or harmful matter from the lungs or throat

He’s coughing badly because he has a cold.
cough mixture noun

a medicine used for relieving coughing

jarabe contra la tos
a bottle of cough mixture.
cough up phrasal verb

(informal) to pay

desembolsar, pagar
It’s time you coughed up (the money I lent you).

(Translation of “cough” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)