Meaning of sore throat in English:

sore throat


  • A condition marked by pain in the throat, typically caused by inflammation due to a cold or other virus.

    ‘she whispers through her role as if she's got a sore throat’
    • ‘You should never sing with a very sore throat or swollen glands.’
    • ‘Some sore throats can be effectively treated at home; others need a doctor's care.’
    • ‘The lozenges should relieve your pain quickly on the first day, but continue taking them to fight the virus causing the sore throat.’
    • ‘Lemon has a long history of use as a homespun remedy for sore throats.’
    • ‘Throat lozenges with menthol, a local anesthetic, can temporarily relieve a raw, scratchy sore throat.’
    • ‘Initially she had a slight fever and complained of a sore throat.’
    • ‘Try honey and lemon to soothe sore throats and coughs.’
    • ‘Antibiotics don't treat many common ailments such as viral sore throats, colds or flus.’
    • ‘Congestion, coughs and sore throats have hampered her progress.’
    • ‘Returning from school with a headache and sore throat may signify an ordinary childhood bug, but it could also betray a much bigger problem.’
    • ‘Sore throats usually make one hoarse.’
    • ‘Phil took the hazards of his job lightly, leaving a long shift with red eyes, sore throat and clothes reeking of cigarettes and beer.’
    • ‘Medical staff have been dealing with a rapid stream of patients suffering sore throats, headaches, high fevers and breathing problems.’