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Dictionary entry overview: What does clear the throat mean?
• CLEAR THE THROAT (verb)
The verb CLEAR THE THROAT has 1 sense:
1. clear mucus or food from one's throat
Familiarity information: CLEAR THE THROAT used as a verb is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||clear the throat [BACK TO TOP]|
Clear mucus or food from one's throat
Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
clear the throat; hawk
he cleared his throat before he started to speak
Hypernyms (to "clear the throat" is one way to...):
cough (exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion)
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