wheezy

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wheez·y

 (wē′zē, hwē′-)
adj. wheez·i·er, wheez·i·est
1. Given to wheezing.
2. Producing a wheezing sound.

wheez′i·ly adv.
wheez′i·ness n.

wheez•y

(ˈʰwi zi, ˈwi-)

adj. wheez•i•er, wheez•i•est.
afflicted with or characterized by wheezing.
[1810–20]
wheez′i•ly, adv.
wheez′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wheezy - having a tone of a reed instrument
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
2.wheezy - relating to breathing with a whistling soundwheezy - relating to breathing with a whistling sound
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations
ضيق التَّنَفُّس
pibende
lihegõziháló
sem er meî asma/öndunarörîugleika
dýchavičný
hırıltılı

wheezy

hwiːzi] adj [breath] → sifflant(e)

wheezy

adj (+er) old manmit pfeifendem Atem; breathpfeifend; voice, coughkeuchend; carkeuchend, schnaufend; to have a wheezy chestkeuchend atmen

wheezy

[ˈwiːzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → chi respira con affanno; (breath) → sibilante

wheeze

(wiːz) verb
to breathe with a hissing sound and with difficulty.
noun
such a sound.
ˈwheezy adjective
ˈwheezily adverb
ˈwheeziness noun
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