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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Breathing laboriously or convulsively.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: adj. - Breathing laboriously or convulsively. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: rarely used: Changed direction; Had a spiral course.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : short-winded; broken-winded
  • I don't know about you, but I think being long-winded is a sign of intelligence ...
  • And there were a couple of actual sprints in there, too, which was the only time I got winded, which is incredibly exciting to me.
  • The term 'winded' sounded relatively minor: the reality could be frightening. for more
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  • ''winded" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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