cough noun

ADJ. little, polite, slight The butler gave a little cough to announce his presence. | violent | bad, nasty | chesty, croupy | barking, dry, hacking, racking, rasping | persistent | smoker's He had a smoker's cough and nicotine-yellowed fingers.

VERB + COUGH give He gave a slight, apologetic cough and said, ‘Excuse me.’ | have, suffer from | catch, develop, get

COUGH + NOUN medicine, mixture, sweet > Special page at ILLNESS