Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of wheeze | Another word for wheeze | What is wheeze?

Definition 1: breathing with a husky or whistling sound - [noun denoting act]

(wheeze is a kind of ...) the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

Definition 2: (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where wheeze or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat

(wheeze is a kind of ...) an elaborate and systematic plan of action

(wheeze belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 3: breathe with difficulty - [verb of body]

(wheeze is a kind of ...) draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

"I can breathe better when the air is clean" "The patient is respiring"

More words

Another word for wheelwright

Another word for wheelwork

Another word for wheelless

Another word for wheeling

Another word for wheelhouse

Another word for wheezily

Another word for wheeziness

Another word for wheezing

Another word for wheezingly

Another word for wheezy


Other word for wheezy

wheezy meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce wheezy