breeze

16 ENTRIES FOUND:

1breeze

noun \ˈbrēz\

Definition of BREEZE

1
a :  a light gentle wind
b :  a wind of from 4 to 31 miles (6 to 50 kilometers) an hour
2
:  something easily done :  cinch
breeze·less \-ləs\ adjective
in a breeze
:  easily

Origin of BREEZE

probably from Spanish brisa northeast wind
First Known Use: 1626

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall, zephyr

2breeze

verb

: to move quickly and confidently

: to easily succeed at something

breezedbreez·ing

Full Definition of BREEZE

intransitive verb
1
:  to move swiftly and airily <breezed past the protesters>
2
:  to make progress quickly and easily <breezed through the exam> <breezed to victory>

Examples of BREEZE

  1. Look who just breezed in!
  2. He breezed past us without so much as a nod.
  3. She breezed through the test.

First Known Use of BREEZE

1907

3breeze

noun

Definition of BREEZE

:  residue from the making of coke or charcoal

Origin of BREEZE

probably modification of French braise cinders — more at braise
First Known Use: 1726

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