Definition of strong-breathed in English:

strong-breathed

adjective

  • 1Having unpleasant-smelling breath.

  • 2Able to breathe strongly; capable of vigorous action without becoming out of breath; (hence) healthy, fit, robust. Now somewhat rare.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Turberville (c1543–c1597), poet and translator. From strong + breath + -ed.

Pronunciation

strong-breathed

/ˌstrɒŋˈbrɛθt/