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Meaning of BREEZE

Pronunciation:  breez

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
  2. [n]  a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
  3. [v]  to proceed quickly and easily
  4. [v]  blow gently and lightly; "It breezes most evenings at the shore"
 

BREEZE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: air, child's play, cinch, duck soup, gentle wind, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover, zephyr
 
 See Also: ace, blow, breath, breeze through, doddle, fresh breeze, gentle breeze, go, labor, light air, light breeze, locomote, moderate breeze, move, nail, pass with flying colors, project, sail through, sea breeze, strong breeze, sweep through, task, travel, undertaking, wind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Breeze\, Breeze fly \Breeze" fly`\, n. [OE. brese, AS.
    bri['o]sa; perh. akin to OHG. brimissa, G. breme, bremse, D.
    brems, which are akin to G. brummen to growl, buzz, grumble,
    L. fremere to murmur; cf. G. brausen, Sw. brusa, Dan. bruse,
    to roar, rush.] (Zo["o]l.)
    A fly of various species, of the family {Tabanid[ae]}, noted
    for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking
    their blood; -- called also {horsefly}, and {gadfly}. They
    are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The
    name is also given to different species of botflies. [Written
    also {breese} and {brize}.]
    
    
  2. \Breeze\, n. [F. brise; akin to It. brezza breeze, Sp.
    briza, brisa, a breeze from northeast, Pg. briza northeast
    wind; of uncertain origin; cf. F. bise, Pr. bisa, OHG. bisa,
    north wind, Arm. biz northeast wind.]
    1. A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind.
    
             Into a gradual calm the breezes sink. --Wordsworth.
    
    2. An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of
       excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel; as, the discovery
       produced a breeze. [Colloq.]
    
    {Land breeze}, a wind blowing from the land, generally at
       night.
    
    {Sea breeze}, a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the
       daytime, from the sea.
    
    
  3. \Breeze\, n. [F. braise cinders, live coals. See
    {Brasier}.]
    1. Refuse left in the process of making coke or burning
       charcoal.
    
    2. (Brickmaking) Refuse coal, coal ashes, and cinders, used
       in the burning of bricks.
    
    
  4. \Breeze\, v. i.
    To blow gently. [R.] --J. Barlow.
    
    {To breeze up} (Naut.), to blow with increasing freshness.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: To feel a breeze, represents the movement of ideas and minor changes.
 
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