cough up

verb

Definition of cough up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  hand over, deliver cough up the money

  3. 2 :  to lose possession of (a ball or puck) during a game the quarterback coughed up the ball

Examples of cough up in a sentence

  1. finally got my brother to cough up the dough he owed me

1890

First Known Use of cough up

1890



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