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adj. - Resembling or arising from or indicating a spasmodic laryngitis found in children and babies.

Usage examples (39)
  • There is a brazen, barking, "croupy" cough in spasmodic croup.
  • It may be a dry, hard, hacking cough, or a croupy, harsh bark.
  • Next morning it wakes up apparently well except for the croupy cough.
  • R middle-of-the-night respiratory problems-the baby woke up gasping, with a croupy bark. for more
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