breathable [bree-th uh-buh l] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective able or fit to be: filters to make the air more breathable. allowing the passage of air and moisture: a breathable fabric.
Origin of breathable First recorded in 1725–35;+ Related formsbreath·a·bil·i·ty, breath·a·ble·ness, nounun·breath·a·ble, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for breathability Contemporary Examples of breathability
Shemilt ensures the breathability and absorbency of the 95 percent bamboo fabric tops.
The Fashion Beast Team
July 24, 2013
British Dictionary definitions for breathability breathable adjective (of air) fit to be breathed (of a material) allowing air to pass through so that perspiration can evaporate Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012