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breather

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noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

Simple Definition of breather

  • : a pause for rest

  • : someone or something that breathes in a specified way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breather

  1. 1 :  one that breathes

  2. 2 :  a break in activity for rest or relief

  3. 3 :  a small vent in an otherwise airtight enclosure

Examples of breather in a sentence

  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>



14th Century

First Known Use of breather

14th century

Rhymes with breather


BREATHER Defined for Kids

breather

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noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

Definition of breather for Students

  1. :  a pause for rest




Medical Dictionary

breather

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noun breath·er \ˈbrē-thər\

Medical Definition of breather

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





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