cough VERB 1) expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound. 2) (of an engine) make a sudden harsh noise. 3) (cough up) informal give (something, especially money) reluctantly. 4) Brit. informal reveal information; confess.
NOUN 1) an act or sound of coughing. 2) a condition of the respiratory organs causing coughing.
DERIVATIVES cougher noun.
ORIGIN of imitative origin.

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