Entry from US English dictionary
A common cold characterized by congested nasal passages, sneezing, and headache.
- 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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Syllabification: head cold
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