Thesaurus

wheezes

verb
present tense third-person singular of wheeze

Synonyms of wheezes

(Entry 1 of 2)

to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty
  • he was wheezing rapidly after a hard run

Synonyms for wheezes

Words Related to wheezes

Phrases Synonymous with wheezes

wheezes

noun
plural of wheeze

Synonyms of wheezes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in whistles, whooshes

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for wheezes

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About wheezes

Thesaurus Entries Near wheezes

wheezed

wheezes

wheezing

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Wheezes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wheezes. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on wheezes

Nglish: Translation of wheezes for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of wheezes for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!