- v. 咳出；吐
clear out the chest and lungs;
"This drug expectorates quickly"
discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
- Do not expectorate on the sidewalks.
- As Tom wended to school after breakfast, he was the envy of every boy he met because the gap in his upper row of teeth enabled him to expectorate in a new and admirable way.
A woman expectorated blood violently as an effect of the experiment.出自： E. B. Browning