smoker's cough

Definition of smoker's cough

  1. :  a cough caused by smoking

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one that smokes

    :  a railroad car or compartment in which smoking is allowed

    :  an informal social gathering for men

  1. :  to expel air from the lungs suddenly with a sharp, short noise :  to emit a cough (see 2cough 1)

    :  to make a noise like that of coughing

  1. :  a sudden, sharp-sounding expulsion of air from the lungs acting as a protective mechanism to clear the air passages or as a symptom of pulmonary disturbance

    :  a condition marked by repeated or frequent coughing

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