breeze in English
- breeze ⇄ adj. breezeless. english
- breeze ⇄ breeze (1), noun, verb, breezed,breezing. english
- breeze ⇄ breeze (2), noun.
(Archaic or Dialect.) a gadfly. Also, brize.english
- breeze ⇄ breeze (3), noun.
small cinders or the ash from a furnace, especially after burning coke. Breeze is used as a filler in mixing concrete.english
- breeze ⇄ expr. breeze up, to become stronger, as a wind.
Ex. The wind breezed up to fifteen knots (New York Times).english
- breeze ⇄ expr. in a breeze, (U.S. Informal.) with little or no strain; easily.
Ex. He got the job done in a breeze.english
- breeze ⇄ expr. shoot (or bat) the breeze, (U.S. Slang.) to talk idly, as to speculate or boast.
Ex. They spent all their time sitting around the dock and shooting the breeze (Saturday Review).english
- breeze ⇄ noun 1a. a light, gentle wind.
Ex. The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew (Samuel Taylor Coleridge).
b. (Meteorology.) any wind blowing between 4 and 31 miles per hour (on the Beaufort scale, numbers 2 through 6). See also gale (1).
Ex. She breezed through her homework.
2. to blow gently, as a breeze.
3. to rise on the breeze, as a noise.
Ex. Eddie Arcaro, who breezed Nashua ... will ride him Saturday (New York Times).