Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

whooping cough

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
whoop‧ing cough [uncountable]
MI an infectious disease that especially affects children, and makes them cough and have difficulty breathing

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary