adjective see croup II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Croupy — Croup y (kr[=oo]p [y^]), a. Of or pertaining to croup; resembling or indicating croup; as, a croupy cough. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • croupy — Croupy. m. Curuus. Pronus. Item. Lentore residens ac deses …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • croupy — croupily, adv. croupiness, n. /krooh pee/, adj., croupier, croupiest. 1. pertaining to or resembling croup. 2. affected with croup. [1825 35; CROUP1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • croupy — adjective Of, pertaining to, suggestive of, or caused by croup …   Wiktionary

  • croupy — Having the characteristics of croup, as a c. cough. * * * (kr pґe) affected with or resembling croup …   Medical dictionary

  • croupy — adj. suffering from croup (inflammation of the larynx and trachea) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • croupy — /ˈkrupi/ (say kroohpee) adjective 1. relating to or resembling croup. 2. affected with croup …   Australian English dictionary

  • croupy — adjective resembling or arising from or indicating croup • Pertains to noun: ↑croup • Derivationally related forms: ↑croup …   Useful english dictionary

  • Croup — A respiratory problem that occurs mainly in children, particularly from 2 to 4 years of age, due to an infection of the respiratory tree the larynx (voice box), the trachea (windpipe), and the bronchial tubes. The symptoms of croup include a… …   Medical dictionary

  • cough — I n. 1) to develop a cough 2) to suppress a cough 3) a bad, heavy; croupy; dry; hacking, persistent; smoker s cough II v. to cough loudly * * * [kɒf] croupy dry hacking heavy persistent …   Combinatory dictionary

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