Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characterised by gasps.

Etymologies

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gasp +‎ -y

Examples

  • Phrases, like, oh, say, "breathing issue" and "St. Louis Children's Hospital." funny kind of gaspy, gulpy breathing thing he does, intermittently and most often when he is eating.

    Chicken And Cheese

  • Hathaway, this year's Oscars co-host with James Franco, spoofed Holmes in a November episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' playing a gaspy, "complex," and confused version of the former 'Dawson's Creek' star.

    Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Boycotting Oscars Over Anne Hathaway 'SNL' Impression?

  • Hathaway, this year's Oscars co-host with James Franco, spoofed Holmes in a November episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' playing a gaspy, "complex," and confused version of the former 'Dawson's Creek' star.

    Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Boycotting Oscars Over Anne Hathaway 'SNL' Impression?

  • Hathaway, this year's Oscars co-host with James Franco, spoofed Holmes in a November episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' playing a gaspy, "complex," and confused version of the former 'Dawson's Creek' star.

    Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Boycotting Oscars Over Anne Hathaway 'SNL' Impression?

  • Hathaway, this year's Oscars co-host with James Franco, spoofed Holmes in a November episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' playing a gaspy, "complex," and confused version of the former 'Dawson's Creek' star.

    Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Boycotting Oscars Over Anne Hathaway 'SNL' Impression?

  • Hathaway, this year's Oscars co-host with James Franco, spoofed Holmes in a November episode of 'Saturday Night Live,' playing a gaspy, "complex," and confused version of the former 'Dawson's Creek' star.

    Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes Boycotting Oscars Over Anne Hathaway 'SNL' Impression?

  • I knocked on his meagre chest with my fore knuckle, and fetched forth a weak, gaspy cough; but he looked at me unflinchingly, much like a defiant sparrow held in the hand.

    Local Color

  • Symptoms: Difficulty breathing (ragged, raspy, gaspy breaths), air hunger (low oxygen due to fluid in the lungs); fast heart rate; swelling of the face, throat, and lips; dizziness, light-headedness; hives, often in a ring around the neck; tightness of throat; sudden drop in blood pressure.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Symptoms: Difficulty breathing (ragged, raspy, gaspy breaths), air hunger (low oxygen due to fluid in the lungs); fast heart rate; swelling of the face, throat, and lips; dizziness, light-headedness; hives, often in a ring around the neck; tightness of throat; sudden drop in blood pressure.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Symptoms: Difficulty breathing (ragged, raspy, gaspy breaths), air hunger (low oxygen due to fluid in the lungs); fast heart rate; swelling of the face, throat, and lips; dizziness, light-headedness; hives, often in a ring around the neck; tightness of throat; sudden drop in blood pressure.

    You Raising Your Child

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