Definition of windpipe
: trachea 1
Examples of windpipe in a Sentence
She got something stuck in her windpipe.
Recent Examples of windpipe from the Web
The chain struck Bradley across the throat, crushing his windpipe and cutting off the supply of oxygen to his brain.
When heated, the hemoglobin releases its cargo, which then can be funneled into the swimmer's windpipe through a scuba mouthpiece.
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First Known Use of windpipe
WINDPIPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of windpipe for English Language Learners
: the tube in your neck and chest that carries air into and out of your lungs
WINDPIPE Defined for Kids
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