breathy

Related to breathy: Breathy voice

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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She was there, in the full vigour of her personality, battered but not diminished, looking at me, speaking to me in the husky, breathy voice I remembered so well.
Written by Len Calvo, this acoustic guitar-strewn alternative song recals a favorite of ours, particularly Iron & Wine, what with those arpeggiated steel string patterns and that breathy but deep-toned singing.
Carla Bruni's cover of Tammy Wynette's 1968 hit "Stand by Your Man" has a jazzy feel thanks to Bruni's breathy, smoky vocals and was used to accentuate the ups and downs in the show's love story involving a younger man and an older woman.
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First, soft substances are more yielding and more "responsive" than solid objects; they are more easily "impressed." Second, as we will demonstrate in this article, "softened" voice quality, is typically correlated with "incomplete phonation": whisper, aspiration (1) and breathy voice.
029 2063 6464 MUSIC Saint Etienne With Sarah Cracknell's breathy, ethereal vocal still sending shivers down the spine and a back catalogue including Only Love Will Break Your Heart and He's On The Phone to draw on, plug in and start dreaming.
Cue breathy voiceover lady: "Billy has combined two family favourites: fillet steak with an oyster beignet, beer braised beef cheeks, oyster emulsion samphire, pickled shallots and dauphinoise potatoes." Er, exactly which two "family favourites" are they?
The difference between the mean scores of preoperative, postoperative stage I and postoperative stage II for all the three vowels /a/, /i/ and /u/ under the category: Hoarse, Harsh and Breathy were studied and statistically analyzed.
Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) lives alone with her dog, speaks in a breathy tone and laughs at her own jokes.
THE panting, breathy vocal intro to Run, a clever little reference to the song's title, hits you immediately on the introduction to Gracetown.
Her voice was constantly weak, breathy, and strained, and she had voice fatigue.
On the other hand, men find women with "breathy" voices like Marilyn Monroe hotter than husky Kim Kardashian-type voices.