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Definition of "cox" [cox]

  • A coxswain. (noun)
  • To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cox" in a sentence
  • "I saw this movie a few weeks ago, mostly because dr. cox is in it."
  • "It is thought to inhibit an enzyme called cox-2 which is also the target of anti-inflammatory drugs."
  • "In the new research, published in the journal, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, patients were taking either a high dose of lumiracoxib, a type of drug known as a cox-2 inhibitor, high dose of ibuprofen or naproxen, which are both non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs known as NSAIDs."