noun[mass noun] North American
A sore throat with fever caused by streptococcal infection.
More example sentences
- Unlike other causes of sore throat, strep throat is treatable.
- Children with strep throat have a sore throat and may have tummy pain or a red rash with small spots.
- But how do you know which sore throat is a strep throat infection?
Definition of strep throat in:
- The US English dictionary