Definition of short-winded in English:

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short-winded

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adjective

(Of a person) out of breath or quickly becoming so: a fat, short-winded, little old man
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  • Though short-winded, I was ready for the second pass.
  • You get short-winded easily and you just aren't feeling your best.
  • After all, dope or hemp was partially responsible for our low standing in academics, athletics, and achievements; we were the first generation of teens more short-winded than our own grandparents.
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