Definition Of gasp
a convulsive catching of breath.
his breath was coming in gasps
inhale suddenly with the mouth open, out of pain or astonishment.
a woman gasped in horror at the sight of him
Example Of gasp
"You guys, " she gasped through her laughter.
All I could hear was my own breath, coming in gasps .
Amid the gasps from the audience, the senators' faces drained of smugness.
As he finished saying this, he heard a soft gasp for air, and delayed breathing.
As the city gasps for fiscal air, it's only fair to be clear that the city's budget difficulties are a result of provincial mendacity and not local mismanagement.