• synonyms

cot death

See more synonyms for cot death on Thesaurus.com
noun British.
  1. sudden infant death syndrome.
Show More

Origin of cot death

First recorded in 1965–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words


British Dictionary definitions for cot death

cot death

  1. the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleepTechnical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (US and Canadian): crib death
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012