gasping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

gasping

  1. present participle of gasp

Noun[edit]

gasping ‎(plural gaspings)

  1. The act by which one gasps.
    Sundry violent gaspings and strainings. — Herman Melville.

Adjective[edit]

gasping ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Britain) Very thirsty
    • 2011, Kate Ellis, The Armada Boy: Number 2 in series, Hachette UK (ISBN 9780748126750)
      Any chance of a cup of tea? I'm gasping.