Definition of baby's breath in English:

baby's breath

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  • A herbaceous plant of delicate appearance which bears tiny scented pink or white flowers.

    Gypsophila paniculata, family Caryophyllaceae

    ‘Hydrangeas, celosia, yarrow, baby's breath, rose buds, and cornflowers also dry well and make gorgeous decorations.’
    • ‘The first time we saw you at the accident site, you had just placed a bundle of orchids, white roses, and baby's breath against an alder tree that was broken in half at its base.’
    • ‘For example, herbaceous perennials such as yarrow, baby's breath and Helenium can be staked with bushy hazel, birch or beech twigs.’
    • ‘Roses, violets, tulips, snapdragons, baby's breath, marigolds and more were laid out like a painter's pallet.’
    • ‘Maggie's wedding dress consisted of a white dress suit, with matching pumps and a tiny spray of white baby's breath and tiny rosebuds that Charlie had fashioned from one of the florist arrangements.’
    • ‘I planted hyacinths, baby's breath, sunflowers, and my favorite, chrysanthemums.’
    • ‘Flowers like orchids, baby's breath, roses and gardenia are available no matter what time of the year.’
    • ‘The church was festooned with baskets of white and yellow flowers, baby's breath and milk white roses.’
    • ‘You see, I had just received this beautiful bouquet of roses and white peonies with baby's breath and ferns interspersed in it.’
    • ‘Common examples in seed mixes are red poppy, annual baby's breath, cornflower, and cosmos.’
    • ‘Violet blue flower clusters resembling baby's breath are borne on stems 4 to 6 feet tall.’
    • ‘I thought of baby's breath, those little white flowers people put in vases as an added flourish, I didn't know why.’
    • ‘We'll have the church decorated with lilacs and baby's breath, the scent will be just heavenly!’
    • ‘It was a beautiful arrangement of white roses and baby's breath, and he slipped it onto my wrist delicately, as if I might break.’
    • ‘While she waited, she took the baby's breath from Adriana's hand.’
    • ‘Does he want white roses and baby's breath and yards of fabric and hundreds of people?’
    • ‘She wore a peaceful smile as she swayed down the aisle, holding a bouquet of baby's breath that matched the flowers woven through her hair.’
    • ‘The bouquet consisted of luxuriously scented white roses, clumps of swaying baby's breath, and elegant chrysanthemums.’
    • ‘There is also an annual version of baby's breath - not quite as ethereal as the perennial type, but it flowers quickly from the initial sowing, which makes it extremely handy.’
    • ‘He was dressed in his best tux, and carried two ornate wrist corsages, an orchid and a calla lily, and a bouquet of pink lilies, decorated with baby's breath.’