flu


Definition: Meaning of, flu in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / fluː /

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  1. a common illness that makes you feel very tired and weak, gives you a sore throat, and makes you cough and have to clear your nose a lot [=  influenza]
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flu used in phrases

  • Asiatic flu (noun)
    1. influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957
  • avian flu (noun)
    1. an infectious disease that spreads very quickly among birds and can sometimes kill them. People can also catch the disease.
  • bird flu (noun)
    1. another name for AVIAN FLU
  • chicken flu (noun)
    1. another name for AVIAN FLU
  • intestinal flu (noun)
    1. inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
  • stomach flu (noun)
    1. inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
  • swine flu (noun)
    1. an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic
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