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1. coughing

noun. ['ˈkɑːfɪŋ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • respiratory disease
  • cough

Antonyms

  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypercalcemia

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Words that Rhyme with Coughing

  • doffing
  • coffing
  • offing

Example sentences of the word coughing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Continued dry coughing can be a sign of a serious heart problem.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
But when your baby is coughing and gagging, it is less cute and far more troubling.

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