gaspverb [ I ]uk /ɡɑːsp/ us /ɡæsp/
[ + speech ] "Help me!" he gasped.
- When they announced that Chris had won first prize, he gasped in astonishment.
- He opened the box and gasped to see all the treasure inside.
- "How on earth did you do that?," she gasped.
- He struggled out of the pool and lay on his back, gasping.
- A loud crash from the other room made us gasp and run to the door.