Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | News

Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Gasped'

Gasped Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Gasp \Gasp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gasped; p. pr. & vb. n. Gasping.] [OE. gaspen, gaispen, to yawn, gasp, Icel. geispa to yawn; akin to Sw. g["a]spa, Dan. gispe to gasp.]
  1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in laborious respiration; to labor for breath; to respire convulsively; to pant violently. She gasps and struggles hard for life. --Lloyd.
  2. To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire. Quenching the gasping furrows' thirst with rain. --Spenser.

Would you like to add your own explaination to this word 'Gasped'?

Words and phrases related to 'Gasped'

Gasped Sample Sentences in News

Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'Gasped'

Search for more meaning of 'Gasped' on the web