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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
  • verb-intransitive. To breathe convulsively or laboriously.
  • v. To utter in a breathless manner.
  • n. A short convulsive intake or catching of the breath.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A short, sudden intake of breath.
  • n. (slang): A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper).
  • v. : To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock.
  • v. : To breathe laboriously or convulsively.
  • v. : To speak in a breathless manner
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in laborious respiration; to labor for breath; to respire convulsively; to pant violently.
  • verb-intransitive. To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
  • v. To emit or utter with gasps; -- with forth, out, away, etc.
  • n. The act of opening the mouth convulsively to catch the breath; a labored respiration; a painful catching of the breath.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To labor for breath with open mouth; respire convulsively; pant with great effort.
  • To desire with eagerness; crave vehemently.
  • To emit or utter gaspingly: with away, forth, out, etc.
  • n. The act of catching the breath with open mouth; labored respiration; a short, convulsive catching of the breath.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
  • v. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
  • Verb Form
    gasped    gasping    gasps   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    inhalation    inspiration    intake    breathing in    aspiration    blow   
    Cross Reference
    the last gasp    after   
    gasped    gasping   
    Words with the same meaning
    breathe    catch    chink    pant    labor    choke   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    agasp    asp    clasp    grasp    rasp   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    groan    sob    scream    grunt    chuckle    howl    squeal    whisper    growl    whimper