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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EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Humid, breezy, with p.m. storms (possibly severe). David Streit, Washington Post, "D.C.-area forecast: Steamy air sets off late-day storms today, but it turns much less humid tomorrow," 20 June 2019 Xavier McKinnon plays the role with appropriate breezy smugness, but nobody really makes a case for why Benny’s plans are all that unreasonable. Sam Hurwitt, The Mercury News, "Review: Musical ‘Rent’ back in SF, still stuck in the ’90s," 17 June 2019 The 400-page novel, set primarily in the E.U.’s de facto capital, Brussels, is neither breezy nor orderly. Time, ""Review: The E.U. Is Unraveling. 'The Capital' Gets That Better Than Most"," 13 June 2019 The breezy stalls and cracked cobblestone floors lured tourists seeking authenticity, but in hypermodern Tokyo such things were officially seen as an unsanitary part of the unruly past. Neil Shea, National Geographic, "Tokyo became a megacity by reinventing itself," 12 June 2019 The day — overcast and breezy — produced the fourth-fastest and fifth-fastest times in race history. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, "Dalton and Brennan stage another Run for Women duel, and Kikkan Randall steals the show," 9 June 2019 Main Hall ► Wine bar — An easy-breezy wine bar with wine and spirits to take home. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "Your complete guide to Louisville's Logan Street Market with 25+ vendors and restaurants," 5 June 2019 Swivel wooden chairs are comfortable and service on multiple visits was sharp and breezy. Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "All-day breakfast: A critic’s guide to 5 egg-centric new eateries," 5 June 2019 The latest to tackle this easy, breezy, on-the-go look? Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Nails Airport Style With the Most Luxurious Carry-On," 22 May 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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