English dictionary definition of:



  • 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


  • exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion



Spellzone course content

View spelling list ough words Set 1 and learn about the word cough in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 17. ough and augh words.

Scrabble score for cough

Scrabble score = 11

generated at 01:42:27 on 25-11-19

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

"This is a fantastic opportunity for our students!  I'm sure Spellzone will be invaluable in helping them to improve their spellings and therefore improve the quality of their writing in all subject areas!"

Teacher, High School, UK