Definition of "wheezing" []

  • To breathe or utter (something) with a rasping or whistling sound (verb)
  • To make or move with a noise suggestive of wheezy breathing (verb)
  • A husky, rasping, or whistling sound or breathing (noun)
  • A trick, idea, or plan (esp in the phrase good wheeze) (noun)
  • A hackneyed joke or anecdote (noun)
  • The quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Present participle of wheeze. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wheezing" in a sentence
  • "I wedge a pillow behind her and she eases back, wheezing from the effort."
  • "It was the best I'd felt all day, and I was wheezing from the ouch of it all."
  • ""Who -- me?" called a wheezing voice right in his ear."