One who breathes
- a quick respite
- air passage supplied by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipelines; licenses a submarine to keep submerged for extended intervals
- person who breathes. For this reason: (a) person who life.(b) A person who utters. (c) One who animates or inspires.
- what leaves one exhausted, as violent exercise.
c.1600, "an income animal, a person who breathes," agent noun from breathe. Indicating "enchantment of workout to stimulate breathing" is from 1836; that of "a rest to recoup breath" is from 1901.
(n.) One that breathes. Therefore: (a) person who life.(b) Person who utters. (c) one that animates or inspires.
- (letter.) That which places one breathless, as violent workout.
I've been taking a breather from that life.