Meaning of aspirin
Pronunciation: (as'pur-in, -prin), [key]
— pl. -rin, -rins.
- a white, crystalline substance, CHO, derivative of salicylic acid, used as an anti-inflammatory agent and to relieve the pain of headache, rheumatism, gout, neuralgia, etc.; acetylsalicylic acid.
- an aspirin tablet: I took two aspirin and went right to bed.
- aspirin (Thesaurus)