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asthmatic (adj.)

"pertaining to or afflicted with asthma," 1540s, from Latin asthmaticus, from Greek asthmatikos, from asthma "shortness of breath" (see asthma). Noun meaning "person with asthma" is recorded from 1610s.

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Definitions of asthmatic
1
asthmatic (n.)
a person suffering from asthma;
she is a chronic asthmatic
the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
2
asthmatic (adj.)
relating to breathing with a whistling sound;
Synonyms: wheezing / wheezy
From wordnet.princeton.edu