Definition of 'breathy'
Example sentences containing 'breathy'
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You can put on a breathy voice and whisper what you like. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This surgery allowed me to speak slightly above a breathy whisper. Christianity Today (2000)She has a breathy voice; he plays piano. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The breathy vocals are backed by Eighties electro drum rhythms and synths on opener Strong. The Sun (2015)As a breathy vocal asked: 'Are you ready? Times, Sunday Times (2008)When I suggest that her breathy voice makes the album particularly pink, he agrees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'breathy'
Used Rarely. breathy is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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