breezy

adjective
\ ˈbrē-zē How to pronounce breezy (audio) \
breezier; breeziest

Definition of breezy

1 : swept by breezes breezy beaches a breezy day
2a : briskly informal a breezy essay
b : airy, nonchalant breezy indifference

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Other Words from breezy

breezily \ ˈbrē-​zə-​lē How to pronounce breezily (audio) \ adverb
breeziness \ ˈbrē-​zē-​nəs How to pronounce breeziness (audio) \ noun

Examples of breezy in a Sentence

I enjoy the author's breezy style. She listened to their complaints with breezy indifference.

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Meanwhile boho babe, Vanessa Hudgens also put a bold twist on her usual breezy dresses in a mutlicolored caftan. Elizabeth Denton, Seventeen, "Celeb Fashion," 14 Apr. 2014 The Windy City Anyone who's been to this Midwestern city can attest to its particularly breezy days because of the winds coming off Lake Michigan. Amanda Greene, Woman's Day, "10 U.S. City Nickname Origins," 12 Nov. 2010 Though the forecast had been iffy, the weather was clear and breezy. New York Times, "Review: The Philharmonic’s Women Can Wear Pants in the Park," 14 June 2018 Maxi Dress + Sandals Amy GravesGetty Images The fashion at Coachella is breezy and free-spirited. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "These Coachella Outfit Ideas Are So Good, You'll Be Watching the Likes Roll In," 7 Mar. 2019 Dannen Redman The In-The-Know Beach Town: Zapallar, Chile This tiny spot, two hours northwest of Santiago, has a craggy beauty that evokes Big Sur and a breezy, casual-chic vibe to match. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Next Great Food Scene, Beach Town, and More: The 2019 Trends We're Calling Now," 18 Dec. 2018 At a time when even the starchiest French spots are channeling a breezy California vibe, Oriel is unique in its unrepentant Frenchiness. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Magazine, "A New Bistro is Bringing French Decadence to Chinatown," 9 Jan. 2018 Paired with a breezy white two-piece ensemble, the textured bun was likely the work of a few swift pins and an earlier dip in the Atlantic ocean. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Jennifer Lopez Reveals New Proposal Photos—And the Ultimate Aisle-Ready Updo," 12 Mar. 2019 The first was perfect for getting a little down and dirty with horses, while the second was suited for a breezy tour through Rabat. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wears Back-to-Back Black-and-White Outfits in Morocco," 25 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of breezy

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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breezy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of breezy

: having strong winds
: informal and lively
: relaxed in a way that shows you are not concerned about or interested in something

breezy

adjective
\ ˈbrē-zē How to pronounce breezy (audio) \
breezier; breeziest

Kids Definition of breezy

1 : somewhat windy
2 : lively and somewhat carefree a breezy reply

Other Words from breezy

breezily \ -​zə-​lē \ adverb

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