\ ˈbrē-zē \
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 \ adverb
breeziness \ˈbrē-zē-nəs \ 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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Earlier today, for example, Pippa was spotted in the Chelsea neighborhood of London today wearing a breezy pink spaghetti-strap design from J.Crew. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Just Wore the Perfect Summer Dress," 26 June 2018 On a breezy, blue-skied afternoon in late May, the second week of Tiger-Cats training camp, Young is observing two-a-days from the sidelines at McMaster University. Alex Prewitt,, "Johnny Manziel’s Last Chance—as a Backup in the CFL," 16 June 2018 Wilson, 68, said, sitting at his kitchen table in North Modesto on a breezy May afternoon, a cardboard cutout of an American flag taped to his window. Jazmine Ulloa,, "Why these 2 California Republicans just keep winning," 22 May 2018 Good news for Star Wars fans looking to channel the Force on a breezy afternoon: ThinkGeek just awakened a line of kites including the Millennium Falcon, R2-D2, an X-Wing, and, of course, the Death Star. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Let's Go Fly a Death Star Kite," 20 Apr. 2016 Steve Stricker made himself at home at the top of the leaderboard on a rainy and breezy Friday at the American Family Insurance Championship. Times Wire Reports,, "Golf: Steve Stricker leads hometown PGA Tour Champions event," 23 June 2018 In a year dominated by plays — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, along with a major revival of Angels in America — co-hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles kept things mostly bland and breezy at the awards ceremony. Constance Grady, Vox, "At this year’s Tonys, winners included angels and Stephen Sondheim. Losers included baby goats.," 11 June 2018 The wicker frame echoes the Marcel Breuer Cesca cane chairs in the dining room — lattice furniture from the 1970s has enjoyed a modern-day resurgence due to its natural materials and breezy vibe. Leilani Marie Labong, San Francisco Chronicle, "Peace, love and a ’70s vibe rock a Berkeley home," 1 June 2018 Can't Leave Home Without A breezy dress in nautical colors, espadrilles and chic sunnies take you from touring the town to dinner along the water. Lauren Sheffield, Harper's BAZAAR, "This East Coast Getaway Is the Perfect Alternative to The Hamptons," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of breezy

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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 \
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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occurring twice a year or every two years

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