breathed
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /bɹiːðd/
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of breathe
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /bɹɛθt/
Adjective

breathed (not comparable)

  1. (in combination) Having a specified kind#Noun|kind of breath.
    • 1832, Jedadiah Cleishbotham [pseudonym; Walter Scott], chapter III, in Tales of My Landlord, Fourth and Last Series. [...] In Four Volumes, volume IV (Castle Dangerous), Edinburgh: Printed [by Ballantyne and Company] for Robert Cadell; London: Whittaker and Co., OCLC 81177709 ↗, page 103 ↗:
      A less matter would hold a well-breathed minstrel in subject for recitation for a calendar month, Sundays and holydays included.
    • 2005, Atlanta Magazine (volume 45, number 1, page 26)
      She was so mad you'd have thought she'd been propositioned by a bad-breathed lobbyist in a broken-elevator encounter at City Hall.



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