As the title says! I am looking for an onomatopoeia for coughing, as in:

"[sound]" he coughed violently, as if his lungs were ...etc

Alternative suggestions are also gladly accepted :_ Thanks!


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"Cough" is an onomatopoeia. If you don't want to use that, you can always try using similes and metaphors in its place. You can see more about it over here. Hope it helps!

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