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breather

noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

: a pause for rest

: someone or something that breathes in a specified way

Full Definition of BREATHER

1
:  one that breathes
2
:  a break in activity for rest or relief
3
:  a small vent in an otherwise airtight enclosure

Examples of BREATHER

  1. He decided to give them a breather.
  2. <took a breather from the seemingly endless task of sorting through years of stuff stored in the attic>

First Known Use of BREATHER

14th century

Rhymes with BREATHER

BREATHER Defined for Kids

breather

noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

Definition of BREATHER for Kids

:  a pause for rest
Medical Dictionary

breather

noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

Medical Definition of BREATHER

:  one that breathes usually in a specified way—see mouth breather

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