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Definition of "out-of-breath" []

  • Breathless, exhausted; breathing with difficulty. (noun)
  • Breathing laboriously or convulsively. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "out-of-breath" in a sentence
  • "All her mugging around the stage showed a lot of confidence, but running from corner to corner often resulted in out-of-breath bum notes."
  • "A single out-of-breath gargoyle gasped through clenched teeth."
  • "Sir Frederick rang a bell on a thick cord behind his desk and, when an out-of-breath maid appeared, asked for a pot of tea."