breathy

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adjective \ˈbre-thē\

Definition of breathy

breathier

breathiest

  1. :  characterized or accompanied by or as if by the audible passage of breath

breathily

play \-thə-lē\ adverb

breathiness

play \-thē-nəs\ noun

1883

First Known Use of breathy

1883


BREATHY Defined for English Language Learners

breathy

play
adjective \ˈbre-thē\

Definition of breathy for English Language Learners

  • : spoken or sung with the sound of a person's breath


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