Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /


  • cough cough  /ˈkɑf/ ?  a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages;…

    cough meaning(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

    cough 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.
  • cough drop cough drop  a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
  • cough out cough out  discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
  • cough up cough up  give reluctantly
  • coughing coughing  /ˈkɑ fɪŋ/ ?  a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air…
  • coughing up coughing up  the act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
  • coulisse coulisse  /ku ˈlis/ ?  a flat situated in the wings
  • coulomb coulomb  /ˈku lɑm/ ?  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred…
  • coulomb's law coulomb's law  a fundamental principle of electrostatics; the force of attraction or…
  • coulter coulter  /ˈkoʊl tər/ ?  a sharp steel wedge that precedes the plow and cuts vertically through…
  • coumadin coumadin  an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or…
  • coumara nut coumara nut  fragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree; used in perfumes and…
  • coumarone coumarone  a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing…
  • coumarone resin coumarone resin  a thermoplastic resin obtained by polymerization of indene and coumarone;…
  • coumarone-indene resin coumarone-indene resin  a thermoplastic resin obtained by polymerization of indene…
  • coumarouna coumarouna  tropical American trees: tonka beans
  • coumarouna odorata coumarouna odorata  tall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods…
  • council council  /ˈkaʊn səl/ ?  a body serving in an administrative capacity
  • council bluffs council bluffs  a town in southwest Iowa on the Missouri River across from Omaha
  • council board council board  the table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting
  • council chamber council chamber  a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a…
  • council member council member  a member of a council
  • council of basel-ferrara-florence council of basel-ferrara-florence  the council in 1431-1439 that concentrated…
  • council of chalcedon council of chalcedon  the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures…
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