Simple Definition of breathtaking
: very exciting
: very great or surprising
Examples of breathtaking in a sentence
The train raced past with breathtaking speed.
They gave a breathtaking performance.
The view of the mountains was breathtaking.
a scene of breathtaking beauty
The scope of the error is breathtaking.
First Known Use of breathtaking
Rhymes with breathtaking
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BREATHTAKING Defined for Kids
Definition of breathtaking for Students
: very exciting or beautiful
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