Wheezing vs Gasp - What's the difference?

wheezing | gasp |

As nouns the difference between wheezing and gasp

is that wheezing is the quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze while gasp is sigh, yawn; the act of sighing.

As a verb wheezing

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • The quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze
  • Verb

  • gasp



    (en noun)
  • A short, sudden intake of breath.
  • The audience gave a gasp of astonishment
  • (British, slang): A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper).
  • I'm popping out for a gasp .


    (en verb)
  • To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock.
  • The audience gasped as the magician disappeared.
  • To breathe laboriously or convulsively.
  • We were all gasping when we reached the summit.
  • * Lloyd
  • She gasps and struggles hard for life.
  • To speak in a breathless manner.
  • The old man gasped his last few words.
  • To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
  • I'm gasping for a cup of tea.
  • * Spenser
  • Quenching the gasping furrows' thirst with rain.


    (en interjection)
  • (humorous)
  • Gasp ! What will happen next?



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