Definition of head cold in English:

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head cold

Entry from US English dictionary


A common cold characterized by congested nasal passages, sneezing, and headache.
Example sentences
  • A head cold hit me like an anvil last week, and that usually means I'm going to feel too dopey or muddled to write a review.
  • I'd been suffering from a mild head cold all week and after five days of suffering had finally decided to take action.
  • The head cold I predicted last Monday hit me on Tuesday and was followed closely by exhaustion on Wednesday and a temperature on Thursday.

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