\ 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 breezy (audio) \ adverb
breeziness \ ˈbrē-​zē-​nəs How to pronounce breezy (audio) \ noun

Examples of breezy in a Sentence

I enjoy the author's breezy style. She listened to their complaints with breezy indifference.
Recent Examples on the Web Mehle said past seasons have also included windier days, so the current breezy conditions aren’t really out of the ordinary. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 May 2021 High pressure will bring partly sunny skies and breezy conditions on Wednesday with high temperatures mainly in the 80s to near 90, but southeastern coastal areas will remain in the 60s., 25 May 2021 Honda cars continued to dominate on Indy’s oval by claiming seven of the top 10 spots after drivers received the traditional horsepower boost in hot, breezy conditions. Mark Heim |, al, 22 May 2021 Expect breezy conditions with wind speeds near 15 mph. Teresa Velasco, San Antonio Express-News, 3 May 2021 Winds are expected to kick up in the afternoon, with some breezy conditions likely by the end of the day. oregonlive, 21 Apr. 2021 Temperatures could collapse by as much as 15 to 20 degrees inside an hour, with partly sunny skies returning along with breezy conditions. Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2021 The Hathaway Brown junior overcame breezy, cool conditions as well as a field that left her by herself from the opening gun to run an outstanding time of 4:54.10 in the 1,600-meter run. Joe Magill, cleveland, 17 Apr. 2021 Low humidity, warm temperatures and breezy conditions have raised the fire danger over the Southwest and the Great Basin for much of this week. Janice Dean, Fox News, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of breezy

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Jun 2021

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“Breezy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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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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