cough drop

noun
a small, medicinal lozenge for relieving a cough, sore throat, hoarseness, etc.

Origin:
1850–55

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To cough drop
Collins
World English Dictionary
cough drop
 
n
a lozenge to relieve a cough

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

cough drop n.
A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The mead was refreshing in the way a honey-menthol cough drop can be, but much lighter and not as sweet.
He observed that the cough drop in hot water dissolved faster.
Choose two more items, such as a tissue and cough drop.
The defendant consented and the officers found marijuana in a cigarette pack and a cough drop container.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;