December 13, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
breather /ˈbriːðɚ/ noun
breather
/ˈbriːðɚ/
noun

plural breathers

Students taking a breather between classes
Students taking a breather between classes
Learner's definition of BREATHER

[count]

1 : a pause for rest : break

  • Let's take a breather.

  • He decided to give them a breather.

2 : someone or something that breathes in a specified way

  • a mouth breather [=a person who breathes through the mouth rather than through the nose]

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