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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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 Old Books Air the pages outside on a sunny, breezy day for at least three hours. Lauren Smith, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get Rid of Mold and Mildew in the Mustiest Corners of Your House," 6 Feb. 2019 The Litter Robot puts forth a straightforward proposal: For $500, the mechanized litter box will transform the chore of constant scooping into a breezy task no more bothersome than taking out a garbage bag. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "How Much Litter Box Do You Really Get for $500?," 23 Jan. 2019 Nothing about the gameplay is particularly complex for seasoned gamers, but be aware that this is no breezy family game. Nate Anderson, Ars Technica, "Play a Disney villain in new Villainous board game," 25 Aug. 2018 These aren’t casual cooks slinging breezy cookout food for kicks; this is an elite team of culinary virtuosos infusing hours of focused energy and painstaking process into every bite. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 The 22-year-old from New Zealand hit 14 greens in regulation to match the low round of the day in cool and breezy conditions just outside San Francisco. BostonGlobe.com, "Kisner, Brown take lead into final round of Zurich Classic," 28 Apr. 2018 Tonight, decreasing clouds, breezy conditions and low temperatures are in the forecast. Cincinnati.com, "Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tristate," 4 Feb. 2018

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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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