When a person is breathy, they are speaking in a soft, whispery voice. This is usually because they are not breathing very well.

  • She is breathy because she is not breathing well.

  • His breathy voice is due to his asthma.

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Example Sentences for breathy

  • 1

    The swimmer breathes in through the mouth.

  • 2

    That was a refreshing breath of air in the article.

  • 3

    Air hunger is the sensation of the urge to breathe.

  • 4

    The problem becomes breathing in the thin air.

  • 5

    The Terrestrial Air Breathing Mollusks of the United States.

  • 6

    It's like breathlessly reporting that Barack Obama breathes air.

  • 7

    The buccal cavity of the electric eel may breathe air.

  • 8

    God is the breath inside the breath.

  • 9

    It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.

  • 10

    Acetone is excreted in the breath and urine.