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Definition of "lungful" []

  • As much as the lungs will hold. (noun)

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Use "lungful" in a sentence
  • "But Melua failed to properly insert her mouthpiece and breathed in a "lungful" of cold water, which left her panicked and fearing for her life."
  • "Luckily for me, they had pulled the gag so tightly into my open mouth that my nostrils were left unobstructed, and I was able to draw in one slow lungful after another of the stale, musty air."
  • "Stunned into immobility, the men stood and stared as the monster reared back to take a massive lungful of air, and swiftly stooped down showering the men with a sticky gel like substance that ignited instantly upon contact with air."