breathable

adjective breath·able \ ˈbrē-t͟hə-bəl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of breathable

1 :suitable for breathing
  • breathable air
2 :allowing air to pass through :porous
  • a breathable synthetic fabric

breathability

play \ˌbrē-t͟hə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of breathable

1704


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