Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of breathy: more breathy

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Examples

  • His stance is a bit more stooped and his voice breathier than during the days he famously was clashing with Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and others in the Bush administration over launching military action and battling terrorism.

    Still packing a punch, Dick Cheney tells his story

  • Except it's breathier and more tightly off the beat, keeping the rhythm off-balance and rolling forward.

    Gotta let that fool loose, deep inside your soul

  • In a voice that was breathier than ever, she said, His name is Rourke.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • In a voice that was breathier than ever, she said, His name is Rourke.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • In a voice that was breathier than ever, she said, His name is Rourke.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • These poems, which are as full of greenery and music and fresh air as they are of hospitals and hair loss, are briefer, breathier; their edges, often acid-sharp in previous books, have relaxed and spread.

    Jo Shapcott: I'm not someone chasing her own ambulance

  • Then it spoke, and the voice was significantly different from the other; higher, breathier, like a small, shy child's.

    red dust

  • The cases that consumed me were breathier: A "psychedelic shop" called Bell, Book and Candle opened on Horace Harding Boulevard, just around the corner from where, a few months earlier, kids threw snowballs at Mayor John V. Lindsay in protest of the city's slow clean up after a blizzard.

    Peter Mehlman: Numerology: A New York Memory

  • Dilara exhaled a breathier sigh and turned her face to him.

    The Ark

  • And in the first recording we heard, Anna Netrebko, who is a wonderful singing actress, and she sounded a little more vulnerable, a little breathier.

    Puccini's Beloved 'Boheme,' Times Two

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