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Definition of "breeze" []

  • A light current of air; a gentle wind. (noun)
  • Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 31 miles (6 to 50 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale. (noun)
  • Informal Something, such as a task, that is easy to do. (noun)
  • To blow lightly. (verb-intransitive)
  • Informal To progress swiftly and effortlessly: We breezed through the test. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "breeze" in a sentence
  • "The flag that braved a thousand years the battle and the breeze is our flag, the glorious and supreme emblem, the banner of our liberty, and we will never give it up until the last Canadian who could carry a gun is dead."
  • "The sight of lively girls clad in beautiful Korean clothes playing it gaily by fluttering the hem of their skirts in the breeze is really beautiful."
  • "“When I hear your stories, Master Sook, I feel the mountain breeze on my face.”"