Idioms about gasp
Origin of gasp
synonym study for gasp
OTHER WORDS FROM gaspgasp·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby gasp
How to use gasp in a sentence
Enjoying the rest of a remote summerThe prospect of returning to cubicle life means employees are seizing their last gasps of life outside the office.Media Briefing: Delta variant disrupts media companies’ office return timelines, employees’ preparations|Tim Peterson|August 5, 2021|Digiday
In the hours to months after the impact, we share this behemoth’s last steps, its final gasps.A new book reveals stories of ancient life written in North America’s rocks|Alka Tripathy-Lang|August 3, 2021|Science News
We haven’t been really given any sense of reality, and so that nostalgia becomes a reason to do these things… They see this as like the last gasp of a troll.‘Revenge Tactic:’ GameStop's Massive Stock Surge Isn't Only About Making Money|Peter Allen Clark|January 28, 2021|Time
We’re nearing the frustratingly slow, but sure, dying gasp of Covid-19.2020 in Neuroscience, Longevity, and AI—and What’s to Come|Shelly Fan|December 22, 2020|Singularity Hub
Everything was silent except for the rhythmic friction of skis on snow and our gasps of exhaustion.The quest to snare—and save—the world’s largest owl|Jonathan Slaght|August 28, 2020|Popular-Science
And in a big departure from established royal protocol, Prince George might even get a—gasp—present to open on Christmas Day.
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?!
There was a collective gasp at both the four-letter word and the bitter sentiment it carried.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am lucky on Secret Six to have an editor, Mark Doyle, who agrees, we want people to gasp out loud.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be clear, I was not treading anywhere near the even more incomprehensible realm of (gasp) relationship definition.
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
She gave a sudden gasp, and then she appeared to be deeply interested in the gold fish in the fountain.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
With a gasp of dismay young Richard twisted in his chair to confront this fresh and unsuspected antagonist.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
With a gasp she felt herself falling straight down through a swirling vortex of sensation, to the very sand-bed of the stream.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Jimmy says the way his bloodhound had worked it all out made even Jones minimus gasp.
British Dictionary definitions for gasp
- at the point of death
- at the last moment
Derived forms of gaspgaspingly, adverb
Word Origin for gasp
Other Idioms and Phrases with gasp
see last gasp.