v. 1. gasp for breath. Mipusngà siya sa dihang naigù sa kutukutu, She gasped for breath when she was hit in the pit of the stomach; 2. squirt liquid out through a small opening. Pagbantay mu kay mupusngà (mamusngà) nà rung núkus ug átà, Watch out! The squid will squirt ink at you. paN- v. gasp for breath frantically.