cough syrup

noun
Updated on: 11 Nov 2017

Definition of cough syrup

:any of various sweet usually medicated liquids used to relieve coughing

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First Known Use of cough syrup

1808


COUGH SYRUP Defined for English Language Learners

cough syrup

noun

Definition of cough syrup for English Language Learners

  • : a usually sweet liquid that contains medicine used to stop coughing


Medical Dictionary

cough syrup

noun

medical Definition of cough syrup

:any of various sweet usually medicated liquids used to relieve coughing

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