breather Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a short respite
breathing place; breathing space; breath; breathing time; breathing spell.
noun air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
snorkel breather; snorkel; schnorkel; schnorchel.
One who breathes. Hence: (a)One who lives. (b)One who utters. (c)One who animates or inspires.
That which puts one out of breath, as violent exercise.Colloq.