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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; A short respite.

Usage examples (38)
  • "I take what you call a breather," answered the man stolidly.
  • The Committee's argument about taking a breather is pure garbage.
  • My job has been crazy so I took a breather from the blog for a week.
  • Lately, Scotland has had something of a half-term breather but swine flu has been quick to catch-up. for more
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