Meaning of “perspire” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “perspire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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perspireverb [ I ]

us /pərˈspɑɪər/ fml

to excrete a salty, colorless liquid through the skin which cools the body; sweat

noun [ U ] us /ˌpɜr·spəˈreɪ·ʃən/


Beads of perspiration glistened on his forehead.

(Definition of “perspire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)