[ az-mat-ik, as- ]
/ æzˈmæt ɪk, æs- /
adjective Also asth·mat·i·cal.
a person suffering from asthma.
Origin of asthmatic
asth·mat·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti·asth·mat·ic, adjective, nounnon·asth·mat·ic, adjective, nounnon·asth·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
post·asth·mat·ic, adjectiveun·asth·mat·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for antiasthmatic
/ (æsˈmætɪk) /
of, relating to, or having asthma
a person who has asthma
Derived Formsasthmatically, adverb
Rather than talking about an asthmatic or asthmatics, it is better to talk about a person with asthma, people with asthma
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