\ 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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First Known Use of breezy

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Breezy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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How to pronounce breezy (audio)

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


\ 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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