gaspy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gasp +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

gaspy (comparative gaspier, superlative gaspiest)

  1. Resembling or characterised by gasps.
    • 1894, Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad:
      Then his eyes began to spread and his breath to come out kinder gaspy like, and he says: "Ger-reat Scott, it's the LONGITUDE!"
    • 2007 September 6, Mike Albo, “The Department of Just Right”, in New York Times[1]:
      When I tried it on, I discovered why my friends were so gaspy: it fit perfectly.

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