Definitions For Cough


  • 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
  • A physical condition or illness that causes someone to cough
  • An act of coughing or the sound made when someone coughs


  • Exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
  • To force air through your throat with a short, loud noise often because you are sick
  • To make a noise like that of coughing

Is Cough a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Cough is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cough in a Sentence

  • She was coughing and sneezing all day.
  • The dust made him cough.
  • The engine coughed and sputtered and then stopped.
  • He has a cough and a cold.
  • They both have bad coughs.
  • I heard a cough from the back of the church.

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