- [noun] the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath"
- [noun] the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration; "his sour breath offended her"
- [noun] a short respite
Synonyms: er, ing place, ing space, ing spell, ing time
- [noun] an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
Synonyms: hint, intimation
- [noun] a slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"