on one's breath

idiom

Definition of on one's breath

: in the odor of one's breath We could smell the alcohol on his breath.

Learn More About on one's breath

Dictionary Entries Near on one's breath

on one's best behavior

on one's breath

on one's conscience

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for on one's breath

Cite this Entry

“On one's breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20one%27s%20breath. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!