whooping cough Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “whooping cough” in the English Dictionary

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whooping coughnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhuː.pɪŋˌkɒf/  us   /-ˌkɑːf/
a ​disease, ​commonespecially in ​children, that ​causesseverecoughing
(Definition of whooping cough from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whooping cough”
in Arabic سُعال ديكي…
in Korean 백일해…
in Portuguese coqueluche, tosse comprida…
in Catalan tos ferina…
in Japanese 百日ぜき…
in Chinese (Simplified) (小儿的)百日咳…
in Turkish boğmaca…
in Russian коклюш…
in Chinese (Traditional) (小兒的)百日咳…
in Italian pertosse…
in Polish koklusz…
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