asthmatic asthmatic  /æz ˈmæ tɪk/


  1. (n) a person suffering from asthma
  2. (adj) relating to breathing with a whistling sound



  1. Certainly, no one in an asthmatic's household should smoke.
  2. On the anniversary of his death three years ago this week, it is clear that the asthmatic.
  3. This asthmatic little item would wheeze its way into oblivion but for the robust first aid continually administered by those seasoned troupers, Richardson and Ashcroft.


  1. 2 extra ambulances big benefit for Rockford paramedics, patients

    ROCKFORD — The frantic call to Rockford’s 911 dispatch center at 4 a.m. Aug. 29 left firefighter-paramedics in a race against time: An asthmatic boy on Eighth Avenue Court could barely breathe and was in respiratory arrest.
    on September 6, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

  2. Heart disease, not Taser, killed Fort Worth man, autopsy finds

    Jermaine Darden’s family had accused Fort Worth police of using excessive force against the asthmatic man.
    on September 4, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram


  1. "I have never had what you would call an asthma attack but the doctors think I've always been a low-grade asthmatic," Hackett said. "They say I just got used to having my breathing inhibited, and that it Is exacerbated by swimming so hard and...
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Grant Hackett Source: The Australian

  2. "The wind and rain obviously didn't make things easy," said Gebrselassie. "And even if the conditions were not optimal, I wasn't at 100 percent because of a small asthmatic problem."
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Haile Gebrselassie Source: AFP

  3. Finance secretary John Swinney said: "The analysis that we have of emissions from volcanic eruptions is that the ash is not poisonous and has the potential only to irritate those who may suffer from skin conditions or asthmatic conditions."
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: John Swinney Source: Scotsman

Word of the Day
pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /