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breeze 1

 (brēz)
n.
1. A light current of air; a gentle wind.
2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
3. Informal Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
intr.v. breezed, breez·ing, breez·es
1. To move quickly, smoothly, or easily: breezing along on the freeway.
2. To progress swiftly or easily: We breezed through the test.

[Perhaps from Old Spanish briza, northeast wind.]
Synonyms: breeze1, cakewalk, cinch, pushover, snap
These nouns denote something easily accomplished: The exam was a breeze. This election promises to be a cakewalk. Chopping onions is a cinch with a food processor. The playoffs turned out to be a pushover. The new computer program was a snap to learn.

breeze 2

 (brēz)
n.
The refuse left when coke or charcoal is made.

[Probably from French braise, hot coals, from Old French brese, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

breeze

(briːz)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a gentle or light wind
2. (Physical Geography) meteorol a wind of force two to six inclusive on the Beaufort scale
3. informal an easy task or state of ease: being happy here is a breeze.
4. informal chiefly Brit a disturbance, esp a lively quarrel
5. shoot the breeze informal to chat
vb (intr)
6. to move quickly or casually: he breezed into the room.
7. (of wind) to blow: the south wind breezed over the fields.
[C16: probably from Old Spanish briza northeast wind]

breeze

(briːz)
n
(Animals) an archaic or dialect name for the gadfly
[Old English briosa, of unknown origin]

breeze

(briːz)
n
(Building) ashes of coal, coke, or charcoal used to make breeze blocks
[C18: from French braise live coals; see braise]

breeze1

(briz)

n., v. breezed, breez•ing. n.
1. a wind or current of air, esp. a light or moderate one.
2. a wind of 4–31 mph (2–14 m/sec).
3. an easy task.
v.i.
4. to move in a self-confident or jaunty manner.
5. to proceed effortlessly.
Idioms:
shoot or bat the breeze, Slang. to talk aimlessly; chat.
[1555–65; earlier brize, brise north or northeast wind]
breeze′less, adj.
syn: See wind1.

breeze2

(briz)

n.
cinders, ash, or dust from coal, coke, or charcoal.
[1720–30; variant of dial. brays < French braise live coals, cinders]

breeze

a light wind, 4 to 27 knots on the Beaufort scale.
See also: Wind

breeze


Past participle: breezed
Gerund: breezing

Imperative
breeze
breeze
Present
I breeze
you breeze
he/she/it breezes
we breeze
you breeze
they breeze
Preterite
I breezed
you breezed
he/she/it breezed
we breezed
you breezed
they breezed
Present Continuous
I am breezing
you are breezing
he/she/it is breezing
we are breezing
you are breezing
they are breezing
Present Perfect
I have breezed
you have breezed
he/she/it has breezed
we have breezed
you have breezed
they have breezed
Past Continuous
I was breezing
you were breezing
he/she/it was breezing
we were breezing
you were breezing
they were breezing
Past Perfect
I had breezed
you had breezed
he/she/it had breezed
we had breezed
you had breezed
they had breezed
Future
I will breeze
you will breeze
he/she/it will breeze
we will breeze
you will breeze
they will breeze
Future Perfect
I will have breezed
you will have breezed
he/she/it will have breezed
we will have breezed
you will have breezed
they will have breezed
Future Continuous
I will be breezing
you will be breezing
he/she/it will be breezing
we will be breezing
you will be breezing
they will be breezing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been breezing
you have been breezing
he/she/it has been breezing
we have been breezing
you have been breezing
they have been breezing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been breezing
you will have been breezing
he/she/it will have been breezing
we will have been breezing
you will have been breezing
they will have been breezing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been breezing
you had been breezing
he/she/it had been breezing
we had been breezing
you had been breezing
they had been breezing
Conditional
I would breeze
you would breeze
he/she/it would breeze
we would breeze
you would breeze
they would breeze
Past Conditional
I would have breezed
you would have breezed
he/she/it would have breezed
we would have breezed
you would have breezed
they would have breezed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breeze - a slight wind (usually refreshing)breeze - a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
sea breeze - a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
breath - a slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"
light air - wind moving 1-3 knots; 1 on the Beaufort scale
light breeze - wind moving 4-7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale
gentle breeze - wind moving 8-12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale
moderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 on the Beaufort scale
fresh breeze - wind moving 19-24 knots; 5 on the Beaufort scale
strong breeze - wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 on the Beaufort scale
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
2.breeze - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
doddle - an easy task
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
Verb1.breeze - blow gently and lightly; "It breezes most evenings at the shore"
blow - be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"
2.breeze - to proceed quickly and easily
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
ace, breeze through, pass with flying colors, sail through, sweep through, nail - succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"

breeze

noun
1. light wind, air, whiff, draught, gust, waft, zephyr, breath of wind, current of air, puff of air, capful of wind a cool summer breeze
2. (Informal) child's play, piece of cake, pushover, doddle, walkover, cinch, no-brainer (informal) Making the pastry is a breeze if you have a food processor.
verb
1. sweep, move briskly, pass, trip, sail, cruise, hurry, ghost, sally, stroll, glide, flit Lopez breezed into the room.

breeze

noun
1. A gentle wind:
2. A natural movement or current of air:
Archaic: gale.
3. Informal. An easily accomplished task:
Slang: duck soup.
verb
Informal. To move swiftly and effortlessly:
Slang: waltz.
Translations
vánekvětřík
brise
tuulenhenkäys
povjetarac
gyerekjátékszellõszellő
gola
そよ風疾風
산들바람
linksmasvėjelis
vēsmaviegls vējš
vánok
vetrič
bris
สายลมที่พัดเบาๆ
gió nhẹ

breeze

[briːz]
A. N
1. (= wind) → brisa f
2. it's a breezees coser y cantar
to do sth in a breeze (US) → hacer algo con los ojos cerrados
see also shoot B4
B. VI to breeze inentrar como si nada
to breeze through sthhacer algo con los ojos cerrados

breeze

[ˈbriːz] nbrise f
it's a breeze (= simple) → c'est du gâteau
breeze in
vientrer d'un air dégagébreeze-block [ˈbriːzblɒk] n (British)parpaing m

breeze

nBrise f; it’s a breeze (esp US inf) → das ist kinderleicht

breeze

:
breeze block
n (Brit Build) → Ytong® m
breezeway

breeze

[briːz]
1. nbrezza, venticello
land/sea breeze → brezza di terra/di mare
2. vi to breeze in/out (jauntily) → entrare/andarsene allegramente come se niente fosse; (briskly) → entrare/andarsene in fretta

breeze

(briːz) noun
a gentle wind. There's a lovely cool breeze today.
ˈbreezy adjective
1. windy. a breezy day.
2. (of people etc) bright, lively. She's always so bright and breezy; a breezy young man.

breeze

نَسيم vánek brise Brise αύρα brisa tuulenhenkäys brise povjetarac brezza そよ風 산들바람 bries bris wiaterek brisa ветерок bris สายลมที่พัดเบาๆ hafif rüzgar gió nhẹ 微风

breeze

n. brisa, aire suave.
References in classic literature ?
He breezed into the shop, took a seat, and, having cast an experienced eye at Maud, and found her pleasing, extended both hands, and observed,
His manager and trainer were with him, and he breezed in like a gusty draught of geniality, good-nature, and all-conqueringness.
This year's breeze-up was pushed back a day from its traditional slot to avoid a clash with Punchestown so that all lots breezed on Sunday.