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English definition of “cough”


verb [I]     /kɒf/ US  /kɑːf/
B1 to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short , loud sound : The smoke made me cough. I coughed all night long .Noises made by the body to make a sound like a cough: The car engine coughed a few times , but wouldn't start .Noises made by the body
(Definition of cough verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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