Translation of cough in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kɔːf; kɒf/


  • tos (feminine) to have a cough tener* tos smoker's cough tos (feminine) de fumador to give a cough toser, carraspear (before noun/delante del nombre) cough candy caramelo (masculine) para la tos cough suppressant antitusígeno (masculine) cough sweet (British English/inglés británico) caramelo (masculine) para la tos
    More example sentences
    • Not surprisingly, malnourishment and illness like fevers, coughs, malaria, scabies and diarrhoea are common.
    • She had for weeks been suffering from a bad cough and chest infection.
    • Most were children or the elderly suffering from dermatitis, coughs and respiratory problems, he said.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

cough up

verb + adverb + object/verbo + adverbio + complemento (pay) [colloquial/familiar] [money] soltar* [colloquial/familiar], aflojar [colloquial/familiar] 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (pay) soltar* la lana or (in South America also/en América del Sur también) la plata or (Spain/España) la pasta, apoquinar [colloquial/familiar] see also cough 2 2, cough 3

Definition of cough in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day relevo
el relevo de la guardia = the changing of the guard …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.