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A veteran musical comedy actor with zero puppetry experience prior to joining the tour, Zielinski nails Blanche’ familiar breathy Southern tones.

That new part of the song immediately caught fire on TikTok, with dancers around the world showing off their smooth footwork to accompany Amaarae’s breathy vocals.

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The breathy delivery of the vocals and the exasperated sighs let out throughout the track help signal the rising temperatures, while the instrumentation’s palpitating thumps emulate a fervent heart’s beating.

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She knows when to belt, when to hold back and when to go for a breathy note.

On the show, she was the epitome of Marilyn Monroe hotness, but subbed loud belches for breathy coos—and then laughed about it.

A healthy majority of these posts are the angsty exaggerations of teenagers and breathy recitations of the latest pop trends.

Helen cultivated a low and seductively breathy voice and gushed with compliments to win people to her wishes.

Her voice is breathy and soft; her moves subtle and seductive.

In other news, Katherine Jenkins is trending on Twitter after her Jubilicious and breathy performance singing God save the Queen.

It was empty, and as he came slowly back and stood looking down into her face a low, breathy chuckle sounded in his ear.

"You seem to know a great deal about his love-making," she said at last, with the breathy calm of controlled temper.

"Come away with yuh, Mary Cregan," Mrs. Byrne cried, in her breathy huskiness.

"I don't really know why she's idling like that," Sarah Brown heard him say in his breathy pathetic voice.

His voice was rather higher than Malone would have expected, oddly breathy without much depth to it.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breathy, such as: discordant, gravelly, gruff, harsh, raucous, and throaty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.