Share this entry

Synonyms of breath in English:


  • 1 I took a deep breath
    inhalation, inspiration, gulp of air;
    Medicine  respiration
  • 2 a breath of wind
    puff, waft, faint breeze
  • 3 a breath of scandal
    hint, suggestion, trace, touch, whisper, murmur, suspicion, whiff, undertone
  • 4 there was no breath left in him
    life, life force
  • Phrases

    take someone's breath away
    his solo on the sax took our breath away
    astonish, astound, amaze, stun, startle, stagger, shock, take aback, dumbfound, jolt, shake up;
    awe, overawe, thrill, flabbergast, blow away, bowl over, stop someone in their tracks, leave someone speechless
    Definition of breath in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources