adjective, breath·i·er, breath·i·est.
- brecht, bertolt,
Origin of breathy
Examples from the Web for breathiness
This soon becomes very comfortable, relieves the throat of strain, relieves the tones of breathiness or all idea of forcing.Great Singers on the Art of Singing|James Francis Cooke
At first they may be quite breathy, but as the vocal bands become accustomed to the new action, the breathiness will disappear.The Child-Voice in Singing|Francis E. Howard
The color rose high in the Girl's cheeks, and her voice took on the thrill and breathiness of amused excitement.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott