breathy definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by or like by audible or loud breathing: a breathy sound.
    • combined with audible respiration.
    • Marked by or just as if by audible or noisy respiration: a breathy vocals.
    • Accompanied by audible respiration.
  • others:
    • with respect to or of the nature of air.
    • In phonetics, associated with breathing; pronounced with available glottis; uttered with air.
    • Characterized by a conspicuous use of the air: said frequently of singing noises for which breathing is unnecessarily and faultily wasted.
    • Pertaining to or for the nature of air.
    • In phonetics, accompanied with breath; pronounced with available glottis; uttered with air.
    • described as a conspicuous utilization of the breath: said generally of vocal sounds for which breathing is unnecessarily and faultily squandered.

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