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expectorate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To eject from lips; spit.
    • To cough up-and eject by spitting.
    • To eject from the trachea or lungs; to discharge, as phlegm or other matter, by coughing, hawking, and spitting; to spit forth.
    • To eject from the lips; spit.
    • To cough up-and eject by spitting.
    • To eject through the trachea or lung area; to discharge, as phlegm or other matter, by coughing, hawking, and spitting; to spit forth.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To spit.
    • To clean out the upper body and lungs by coughing up and spitting completely matter.
    • To discharge matter through the lung area or throat by hawking and spitting; to spit.
    • To spit.
    • To clear out the chest and lung area by paying and spitting aside matter.
    • To discharge matter from lung area or throat by hawking and spitting; to spit.
  • verb:
    • To cough up fluid from lung area.
    • To spit.
    • release (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and from the lips
    • clear out the chest and lung area
    • To cough up substance from lung area.
    • To spit.
    • release (phlegm or sputum) from lungs and from the mouth
    • drive out the upper body and lungs
  • others:
    • To eject from the trachea or lungs; release, as phlegm or any other matter, by coughing or hawking and spitting; spit out.
    • To eject or decline like by spitting; cast aside or apart as worthless or pointless.
    • To eject matter through the lung area or throat by coughing or hawking and spitting; by euphemism, to spit.
    • To eject from the trachea or lung area; release, as phlegm or any other matter, by coughing or hawking and spitting; spit away.
    • To eject or reject as though by spitting; cast down or aside as useless or useless.
    • To eject matter through the lung area or throat by coughing or hawking and spitting; by euphemism, to spit.
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