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Verb: gasp  gãsp
  1. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    "The runners reached the finish line, gasping heavily";
    - pant, puff, heave
     
  2. Speak in a breathless manner
Noun: gasp  gãsp
  1. A short laboured intake of breath with the mouth open
    "she gave a gasp and fainted";
    - pant

Derived forms: gasps, gasping, gasped

Type of: aspiration, blow, breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake

Encyclopedia: Gasp