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breeze

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noun \ˈbrēz\

Definition of breeze

  1. 1 a :  a light gentle wind b :  a wind of from 4 to 31 miles (6 to 50 kilometers) an hour

  2. 2 :  something easily done :  cinch

breeze·less play \-ləs\ adjective
in a breeze
  1. :  easily



Origin of breeze

probably from Spanish brisa northeast wind


First Known Use: 1626

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms


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breeze

verb

Simple Definition of breeze

  • : to move quickly and confidently

  • : to easily succeed at something

Full Definition of breeze

breezedbreez·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to move swiftly and airily <breezed past the protesters>

  3. 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.



1907

First Known Use of breeze

1907


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breeze

noun

Definition of breeze

  1. :  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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