Definition of winded
OTHER WORDS FROM windedwind·ed·ness, nounun·wind·ed, adjectivewell-winded, adjective
Words nearby winded
How to use winded in a sentence
She felt winded after short distances, and although a family of runners raised her, she worried she didn’t possess the talent or passion to pursue the sport.
By definition, filibusters are stalling tactics that rely on long-winded speeches and tedious procedural delays.The media will be key to overcoming a Senate filibuster on voting rights|Donald Ritchie|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
He can’t walk around the house without becoming winded and can’t go even a moment without being connected to supplemental oxygen.Texans Recovering From COVID-19 Needed Oxygen. Then the Power Went Out.|by Mike Hixenbaugh, NBC News, and Perla Trevizo, ProPublica and The Texas Tribune|March 9, 2021|ProPublica
What Thomas remembers is how brief the meeting was, especially in comparison to the long-winded team meetings he experienced in Detroit.For Year 1 of Washington’s rebuild, Ron Rivera leaned on past experiences and advice from the Bills|Nicki Jhabvala|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
We start with college football’s national championship game, in which Alabama dominated a slightly winded Ohio State.College Football’s Flawed Season Gave Us A Flawless Champion|Sarah Shachat|January 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
His many publications and his emails to me are long-winded, occasionally exaggerated, and sometimes hard to follow.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of|Jay Michaelson|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
None looked jumpy to me; in fact the pedicab cyclists beside our carriage looked more winded and annoyed.
What do you call a long-winded member of Congress whose opinions infuriate you?
That quote may expose Obama as long-winded, but we knew that.Stunning News! Democratic President Obama Believes in Redistribution|David Frum|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The prince got winded and red-faced in a hurry when he got on a treadmill to promote an Everest climb by charity he supports.Prince Harry Has a Hard Time in a Simulated Mountain Climb|Tom Sykes|February 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There was no more talking after that, but even so the three outlanders grew more and more winded and the people gained on them.The Stars, My Brothers|Edmond Hamilton
Indoors and back East he would probably have been a consumptive; out here, he was merely short-winded.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
He galloped around the field until he was winded or decided that there was nothing to be frightened about.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
What was a drowned wolf, when there was a winded buck not far ahead?The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts
As she approached them, light running like liquid down the side of her winded robe, she smiled and held out her hand.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany