Under One’s Breath

Meaning of Idiom ‘Under One’s (your, his, her) Breath’ Under one’s breath means to speak very softly, in a whisper or undertone. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Usage When someone is said to speak “under their breath” the connotation is usually that … Read more