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    hiccough

    hiccough - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hiccough

    Definition
    (noun) (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    Synonyms : hiccup , singultus
    Example Sentence
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
    Definition
    (verb) breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    Synonyms : hiccup
    Example Sentence
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water
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