wheezy

play
adjective \ ˈhwē-zē , ˈwē- \

Definition of wheezy

wheezier; wheeziest
1 :inclined to wheeze
2 :having a wheezing sound
  • a wheezy cough
  • the wheezy call of a phoebe

wheezily

play \ˈhwē-zə-lē, ˈwē-\ adverb

wheeziness

play \ˈhwē-zē-nəs, ˈwē-\ noun

First Known Use of wheezy

1818


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