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heavy breather

a person who breathes stertorously or with difficulty
an anonymous telephone caller who imitates such sounds, as being suggestive of sexual excitement
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  • If you are a heavy breather you sweep the ceiling clear of flies and cobwebs while you sleep.

  • John Turner did the same, and I, remembering that he was a heavy breather, went up to him.


    Henry Seton Merriman
  • She heard his breathing, a little quick and stertorous, but he was always a heavy breather, and she thought nothing about it.

Slang definitions & phrases for heavy breather

heavy breather

noun phrase

bodice-ripper (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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