\ 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.
Recent Examples on the Web On a video call with reporters Monday, A’s closer Liam Hendriks was his typically breezy, self-deprecating self, and there was plenty of pet talk, also as usual for the animal lover. Susan Slusser,, "A’s closer Liam Hendriks reveals he’s considered at-risk with liver condition," 3 Aug. 2020 What had been a hot, breezy day, turned cool and still by the time the action started, temperatures dropping into the 70s. oregonlive, "Donavan Brazier and Chanelle Price assume starring roles in The Big Friendly 3 track meet," 31 July 2020 These Bluetooth earphones are compact, easy-to-pair and allow for optimal jamming or breezy chats when connected to your phone. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday," 13 July 2020 Surface high pressure over the northeast Pacific will keep the afternoons and evenings breezy. oregonlive, "Portland metro Monday weather: Week kicks off with several sunny, warm days," 13 July 2020 There are summer dresses and then there are ultra-lightweight, breezy, comfortable, and stylish dresses with hundreds of five-star ratings that shoppers can’t stop raving about. Kami Phillips,, "Amazon Shoppers Can’t Get Enough of This Ultra-Lightweight $23 Midi Dress," 9 July 2020 Partly cloudy, breezy and warm with a 20% chance of storms. Dallas News, "More humidity, but dry in North Texas," 25 June 2020 These training shorts are a longer length and come without an inner liner for a breezy feel. Ellen Mcalpine, CNN Underscored, "Lululemon is having a rare sale on all your favorite activewear," 10 July 2020 Fire danger remains high on Wednesday over parts of the Interior West and the Rockies with ongoing breezy conditions and low humidity. Janice Dean, Fox News, "Severe weather possible across Midwest as wildfire threat simmers out West," 9 July 2020

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First Known Use of breezy

1637, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Aug 2020

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“Breezy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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How to pronounce breezy (audio)

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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