Associations to the word «Gasp»


GASP, noun. A short, sudden intake of breath.
GASP, noun. (British) (slang): A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper).
GASP, verb. (intransitive) To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock.
GASP, verb. (intransitive) To breathe laboriously or convulsively.
GASP, verb. (transitive) To speak in a breathless manner.
GASP, verb. To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
GASP, interjection. (humorous) The sound of a gasp.

Dictionary definition

GASP, noun. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted".
GASP, verb. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily".

Wise words

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