Definition of gasp noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • a quick deep breath, usually caused by a strong emotion to give a gasp of horror/surprise/relief His breath came in short gasps.
  • Idioms
    your/the last gasp
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    the point at which you/something can no longer continue living, fighting, existing, etc. see also last-gasp
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gasp

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