Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: asthmatic
IPA transcription: [æzm'ætɪk]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: asthmatic, wheezing, wheezy
    Meaning: relating to breathing with a whistling sound
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: asthmatic
    Meaning: a person suffering from asthma; "she is a chronic asthmatic"; "the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic"
Usage examples
  • "No," I answered, turning almost sick at the idea of having been away from church for so many Sundays while she was giving voice and expression to the dear asthmatic old pipes.
  • Storm sheds were erected at every door. In every block the householders, Sam Clark, the wealthy Mr. Dawson, all save asthmatic Ezra Stowbody who extravagantly hired a boy, were seen perilously staggering up ladders, carrying storm windows and screwing them to second-story jambs.