breathy

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breath·y

 (brĕth′ē)
adj. breath·i·er, breath·i·est
Marked by audible or noisy breathing: a breathy voice.

breath′i·ly adv.
breath′i·ness n.

breathy

(ˈbrɛθɪ)
adj, breathier or breathiest
1. (of the speaking voice) accompanied by an audible emission of breath
2. (of the singing voice) lacking resonance
ˈbreathily adv
ˈbreathiness n

breath•y

(ˈbrɛθ i)

adj. breath•i•er, breath•i•est.
(of the voice) characterized by audible or excessive emission of breath.
[1520–30]
breath′i•ly, adv.
breath′i•ness, n.
Translations

breathy

[ˈbreθɪ] ADJ [voice] → entrecortado

breathy

[ˈbrɛθi] adj [voice] → voilé(e)

breathy

adj (+er)rauchig; (through shyness) → hauchig
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