winded

[ win-did ]
/ ˈwɪn dɪd /

adjective

out of breath.
having wind or breath of a specified kind (usually used in combination): short-winded; broken-winded.

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Origin of winded

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at wind1, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM winded

wind·ed·ness, nounun·wind·ed, adjectivewell-winded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for winded

winded
/ (ˈwɪndɪd) /

adjective

out of breath, as from strenuous exercise
(in combination) having breath or wind as specifiedbroken-winded; short-winded
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