cough cough  /ˈkɑf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
  2. (v) exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The worst thing for a cough may be cough medicine, says the Medical Letter, a biweekly newsletter edited by physicians for physicians.
  2. Frequent coughing early on helped neither his arguments nor his image.

News

  1. 4 cases of whooping cough reported at San Diego schools

    Four cases of whooping cough were reported at four San Diego County school sites, and students and staff may have been exposed, county health officials said.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  2. Whooping cough reported in SD schools

    Four cases of whooping cough were reported at four San Diego County school sites, and students and staff may have been exposed, San Diego County health officials said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KGTV San Diego

  3. Whooping cough's resurgence explained

    Resurgent outbreaks of whooping cough in the United States and much of the developed world have drawn a flurry of research to understand why the vaccine-controlled disease, pertussis, is making a comeback.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sioux City Journal

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Quotes

  1. Roddick mocked Djokovic at a post-match press conference, saying of his injuries: "A back and a hip? And a cramp. Bird Flu ... anthrax...... SARS... common cough and cold. If it's there, it's there. There's just a lot. He's either quick to call a...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Andy Roddick Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "You can't say enough about the grit they played with," Bochy said of his men. "Anytime you cough up a lead like that, it's disheartening, but they didn't show it. They came right back and retook the lead. There's a lot of fight in this...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Bruce Bochy Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "As Baltimore's Health Commissioner, Dr. Sharfstein has been recognized as a national leader for his efforts to protect children from unsafe over-the-counter cough and cold medications. And he's designed an award-winning program to ensure that...
    on Mar 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

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