hyperventilate hyperventilate

Definition(s):

  1. (v) produce hyperventilation in
  2. (v) breathe excessively hard and fast

Usage(s):

  1. They will forgive Obama's less-flattering connections but hyperventilate over McCain's, or vice versa.
  2. The cable news networks hyperventilate.
  3. You'd hyperventilate too especially if, for the first time in memory, you don't have a job lined up.

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  1. "I hope I don't hyperventilate like some of the rookies do," Petrino said jokingly. "I think I will be OK out there, but I'm looking forward to seeing them play."
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Bobby Petrino Source: USA Today

  2. "We mustn't hyperventilate when the national airline takes tour operators and builds a relationship with them, because that is building the business. When you take a local authority or a government department and they spend taxpayers' money on...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Trevor Manuel Source: Jacaranda 94.2

  3. "I went into the locker room and said, 'Ladies, you just need to calm down.' They were about to hyperventilate," Summitt said.
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Pat Summitt Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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