Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “cough medicine”

cough medicine

noun [C or U]     (also cough mixture)
medicine in the form of a liquid that helps a cough get better Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of cough medicine noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cough medicine

Translations of “cough medicine”

Word of the Day

as husband and wife

in the same way as two people who are married

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More