Synonyms for coughing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUGHING
Saunders became vehement, and paid the penalty of a paroxysm of coughing.
A wheezing and coughing and clanking of keys interrupted the proceedings.
But not on this side, for I am afraid we might have a fresh fit of coughing.
And he gave the Tanner a crack that made him roar for all his coughing.
Jabouille himself was coughing his life out, reduced to a very skeleton.
But the Kid was coughing so hard that he could not answer the question.
Lorilleux, seized with a fit of coughing, almost doubled up on his stool.
But she was seized with a fit of coughing, and almost choked.
During the night he was seized with a confounded fit of coughing.
Clemence had a terrible attack of coughing as soon as she moved.
early 14c., coughen, probably in Old English, but not recorded, from Proto-Germanic *kokh- (with the rough "kh" of German or of Scottish loch; cf. Middle Dutch kochen, Middle High German kuchen). Onomatopoeic. Related: Coughed; coughing. As a noun from c.1300.