gasp out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theygasp out
he/she/itgasps out
present participlegasping out
past tensegasped out
past participlegasped out
  1. to say something while you are breathing with difficulty, for example because you need more air, or are in pain

    He managed to gasp out the enemy’s location before collapsing.

See also main entry: gasp