breezier; breeziest
: swept by breezes
breezy beaches
a breezy day
: briskly informal
a breezy essay
: airy, nonchalant
breezy indifference
breezily adverb
breeziness noun

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Example Sentences

I enjoy the author's breezy style. She listened to their complaints with breezy indifference.
Recent Examples on the Web The breezy winds and low relative humidity result in a high fire danger across Central Florida today, according to the NWS. Elainie Barraza,, 9 Apr. 2022 With this change, breezy winds are expected over the weekend, creating elevated fire weather concerns. Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2022 The light rain was predicted to dissipate during the morning, making way for breezy winds and mild temperatures Sunday, said Jeff Lorber, a meteorologist with the weather service. Jessica Flores, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2022 Rain and breezy winds will continue through much of the day. oregonlive, 27 Sep. 2021 No summer closet is complete without a variety of breezy dresses, and Amazon is one of the best places to score trendy picks at affordable prices — especially during major shopping events like Prime Day 2022, when discounts are up to 63 percent off. Claire Harmeyer,, 12 July 2022 Now that summer is officially here, Vogue editors are in full warm-weather mode, anchoring our wardrobes with easy, breezy slip dresses, crochet knit sets, and flower and seashell adorned jewels. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, 5 July 2022 There may still be some breezy conditions later in the day as coastal winds move into parts of the Willamette Valley. oregonlive, 23 June 2022 The Libertyville Days Parade stepped off on Saturday morning under blue skies and breezy conditions. Karie Angell Luc, Chicago Tribune, 20 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of breezy was in 1637

Dictionary Entries Near breezy

Cite this Entry

“Breezy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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breezier; breeziest
: somewhat windy
: lively and somewhat carefree
a breezy reply

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