1. aspirin

noun. ['ˈæsprɪn'] the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets.


  • salicylate
  • St. Joseph
  • analgesic
  • Empirin
  • pain pill
  • headache powder
  • enteric-coated aspirin
  • salicylic acid
  • anodyne
  • Bayer
  • 2-hydroxybenzoic acid
  • aspirin powder
  • painkiller
  • buffered aspirin
  • acetylsalicylic acid

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Rhymes with Aspirin

  • aldrin
  • alendrin
  • borin
  • bulgrin
  • carin
  • caryn
  • catharine
  • catherine
  • citrin
  • cobrin
  • coltrin
  • corinn
  • corrin
  • currin
  • darin
  • darrin
  • dobrin
  • dorin
  • dworin
  • ephedrine

How do you pronounce aspirin?

Pronounce aspirin as ˈæsprɪn.

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Sentences with aspirin

1. Noun, singular or mass
Many use aspirin as a pain reliever or for heart health benefits.

2. Adjective
Children taking blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin) and aspirin may experience an increased risk of bleeding.

3. Verb, base form
If you’re allergic to aspirin, you may also be allergic to cranberries.

Quotes about aspirin

1. Girls are always saying things like, “I’m so unhappy that I’m going to overdose on aspirin,” but they’d be awfully surprised if they succeeded. They have no intention of dying. At the first sight of blood, they panic.
- Rachel Klein, The Moth Diaries