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Pronunciation: /esufle/

Translation of essouffler in English:

verbe transitif

  • [littéral]
    to leave [somebody] breathless
    essouffler ses concurrents [figuré]
    to leave one's competitors behind
    être essoufflé
    to be out of breath

also: s'essouffler verbe pronominal

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