Pronunciation Noun

breeze (plural breezes)

  1. A light, gentle wind.
    The breeze rustled the papers on her desk.
    • Into a gradual calm the breezes sink.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter V, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      Breezes blowing from beds of iris quickened her breath with their perfume; she saw the tufted lilacs sway in the wind, and the streamers of mauve-tinted wistaria swinging, all a-glisten with golden bees; she saw a crimson cardinal winging through the foliage, and amorous tanagers flashing like scarlet flames athwart the pines.
  2. (figurative) Any activity that is easy, not testing or difficult.
    After studying Latin, Spanish was a breeze.
  3. (cricket) Wind blowing across a cricket match, whatever its strength.
  4. Ashes and residue of coal or charcoal, usually from a furnace. Clinker_(waste).
  5. An excited or ruffled state of feeling; a flurry of excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel.
    The discovery produced a breeze.
  6. A brief workout for a racehorse.
Synonyms Translations Translations Verb

breeze (breezes, present participle breezing; past and past participle breezed) (intransitive)

  1. (usually with along) To move casually, in a carefree manner.
  2. (weather) To blow gently.
  3. To take a horse on a light run in order to understand the running characteristics of the horse and to observe it while under motion.
Translations Translations Noun

breeze (plural breezes)

  1. A gadfly; a horsefly; a strong-bodied dipterous insect of the family Tabanidae.

breeze (breezes, present participle breezing; past and past participle breezed)

  1. (intransitive) To buzz.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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