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flu

[ floo ]SEE DEFINITION OF flu

Synonyms for flu

  • heartburn
  • nausea
  • acidosis
  • dyspepsia
  • flatulence
  • gas
  • pain
  • acid indigestion
  • digestive upset
  • dyspepsy
  • gaseous stomach
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLU

Then he was taken down with the 'flu' and had to give up study.

I wish some of those fellows with the flu could have you to look after them.

If he were on Earth, he would be certain it was the flu; in the Centaurus system, kranken.

If he hadn't gone with the flu, that ranch'd been paid for in another year.

"Was sure I was coming down with the flu," Clavering mumbled.

Jack was a brave boy, with no foolish dread of illness; but the flu!

Oh, that's only the sort of nauseated feeling you get with flu.

But just then Robin began to get "Spanish 'flu," which was raging in the city.

Never place the accent on flu in superfluous, but always on per.

Maybe they think Ive got the flu, and she began to laugh, herself, now.

WORD ORIGIN

1839, flue, shortening of influenza. Spelling flu attested from 1893. For choice of middle syllable, not a common method of shortening in English, Weekley compares tec for detective, scrip for subscription.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLU

ailment

nounmild sickness
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  • complaint
  • condition
  • disease
  • disorder
  • dose
  • flu
  • illness
  • indisposition
  • infirmity
  • malady
  • syndrome

disease

nounailment, affliction
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