- easily put out of breath by exertion
- breathing with quick, labored breaths
- brief, often overly or undesirably so: said of speech or writing
- Breathing with quick labored breaths.
- Likely to have difficulty in breathing, especially from exertion.
- Brief and succinct.
- Choppy; disconnected.
(comparative more shortwinded, superlative most shortwinded)
- Alternative form of short-winded.