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breeze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of breeze

  1. 1 a slight or gentle movement of air <a warm spring breeze ruffled our hair> Synonyms air, breath, puff, waft, zephyr Related Words current, draft, whiff; sea breeze; blast, blow, flurry, gale, headwind, northeaster, norther, northwester, southeaster, southwester, tailwind, westerly, wind; squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; airflow Near Antonyms calm

  2. 2 something that is easy to do <that assignment will be a breeze> Synonyms cinch, cake, cakewalk, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, snapRelated Words no-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkawayNear Antonyms brainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie (also toughy); bother, nuisance, troubleAntonyms bear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker [slang]




breeze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of breeze

  1. 1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <we breezed through the line for customs at the airport> Synonyms bowl, flow, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <the doctor breezed past the people in the waiting room, apparently on his way to an emergency> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, hurry, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke





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