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"winded" in British English

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windedadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /ˈwɪn.dɪd/
temporarilyunable to ​breathe, either when ​hit in the ​stomach or after taking hard ​physicalexercise: Mark is so ​unfit - he gets winded just from ​walking up a ​flight of ​stairs.
(Definition of winded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"winded" in American English

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windedadjective

 us   /ˈwɪn·dɪd/
having ​difficultybreathing, usually because you have just done some ​physicalactivity that caused you to ​breathe too ​quickly: He was ​overweight and out of ​shape, and he got winded ​easily.
(Definition of winded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “winded”
in Chinese (Simplified) 气急的, 喘不上气的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣急的, 喘不上氣的…
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