: having breath especially of a specified kind
usually used in combination

Examples of breathed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His wraparound, tight-quarters assist on a Keshad Johnson dunk in the second half breathed fire into the lungs of the home crowd. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of breathed was in the 14th century

Cite this Entry

“Breathed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breathed. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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