noun. ['ˈtaɪfəs'] rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever.
- murine typhus
- typhus fever
- endemic typhus
- rickettsial disease
- rat typhus
- typhus (Latin)
- τῦφος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Typhus
Example sentences of the word typhus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Scrub typhus is a serious condition that can pass to humans from mites and lice.
However, human fleas can transmit typhus.