from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To breathe abnormally fast or deeply so as to effect hyperventilation.
- intransitive verb To breathe in this manner as from excitement or anxiety.
- intransitive verb To subject to hyperventilation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb to breathe rapidly and deeply; to breathe excessively.
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- verb To
breathe quicklyand deeply
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- verb produce hyperventilation in
- verb breathe excessively hard and fast
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Seeing Mr. Hodges hyperventilate is so much fun that I really must think of other ways to upset him.
In fact, you should be pissed off about it and you should even "hyperventilate" some.
So, Jessica Shaw, do you see a little media hypocrisy here as we all kind of hyperventilate over these pictures but use it as kind of an excuse to cover the story?
Don't hyperventilate, but Conor Oberst's artfully epic Bright Eyes have added four more shows 8-14 Jul, starting at HMV Institute, Birmingham; The Sage, Gateshead ...
It is actually enjoyable for me to watch people like you hyperventilate over the prospect of living in an oppressive society where * gasp* you may have to use the salt shaker a little moreoften.
I cannot believe that organizations like FAIR and the Minutemen and people like Limbaugh, Tancredo, and Parris can hyperventilate about how Hollywood is corrupting our society, but when someone takes them at their word that “liberals” ought to be killed, then they claim that they had nothing to do with it, that there is no connection between what people see on TV and what they do.
No one can carry on a reasoned democratic discussion about the socio-economic structure of America with an over-emotional mob that only wants to hyperventilate about bogeymen.
You see vending machines filled with junk food at your child's school and you try not to hyperventilate.
Not just hyperventilate at the sound of our own precious voices.
When I realize THAT is the point of this whole parenting thing, I start to hyperventilate, a little tiny bit.