\ 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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And the small scale of the space needed a neutral palette focused on textures to help make the room feel open and breezy. Lauren Smith, House Beautiful, "This Sweet Room Went From Nothing to Nursery in Just 24 Hours," 19 Nov. 2015 Despite the wintery weather in Manhattan, the human rights lawyer wore a breezy, blue and white sleeveless dress by J. Mendel. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Amal Clooney Wears a Breezy J. Mendel Gown to a United Nations Event," 6 Dec. 2018 The black-and-gold scheme—echoed throughout the apartment—feels welcoming at night, yet breezy and light in daytime. Nick Sullivan, ELLE Decor, "A Snug New York Bachelor Pad Is Morphed Into a Swank and Spacious Home," 20 Nov. 2018 Johnson got off to the right start on Thursday at the Players Championship, taming the sometimes diabolical TPC Sawgrass to shoot a relatively breezy 6-under 66 and join five others with the Day 1 lead. New York Times, "Dustin Johnson Shoots 66, Joining a Crowd in the Players Championship Lead," 10 May 2018 On the rooftop of the Four Seasons Jumeirah, this breezy and luxe lounge offers sea views and a Mediterranean menu meant to transport you to the south of France. Dylan Essertier, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Dubai," 27 Feb. 2018 Moogy’s organ gave the song a breezy feel and filled out the spaces. Marc Myers, WSJ, "Todd Rundgren Recalls the Breakup Behind ‘Hello It’s Me’," 22 Nov. 2018 Markle's sleeveless frock was a pineapple dress from Reformation, featuring a breezy striped linen, a belt sash, and, most perhaps noticeably, a thigh-high slit on the left side. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Isn't the Only Royal Who's Worn a Leg Slit," 23 Oct. 2018 This time the Duchess of Cambridge's little sister was spotted running errands around London in what appears to be a breezy silk midi dress by Polo Ralph Lauren in a black and white polka dot pattern. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Proves That Prints Are a Maternity Style Essential in This Polka Dot Dress," 10 Oct. 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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