Meaning of breeze

breeze

Pronunciation: (brēz), [key]
— 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; something done or carried on without difficulty: Finding people to join in the adventure was a breeze.
  4. a disturbance or quarrel.
  5. He likes to shoot the breeze, so don't take everything he says seriously.
    1. to converse aimlessly; chat.
    2. to talk nonsense or exaggerate the truth:He likes to shoot the breeze, so don't take everything he says seriously.
—v.i.
  1. (of the wind) to blow a breeze (usually used impersonally with it as subject): It breezed from the west all day.
  2. to move in a self-confident or jaunty manner: She breezed up to the police officer and asked for directions.
  3. to proceed quickly and easily; move rapidly without intense effort (often fol. by along, into, or through): He breezed through the task. The car breezed along the highway.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to move in an easy or effortless manner, esp. at less than full speed: The boy breezed the horse around the track.
  2. He breezed in with an election plurality of 200,000.
    1. to win effortlessly:He breezed in with an election plurality of 200,000.
    2. Also,breeze intoorout.to move or act with a casual or careless attitude:He breezed out without paying attention to anyone.
  3. to become windy.

breeze

Pronunciation: (brēz), [key]
— n.
  1. cinders, ash, or dust from coal, coke, or charcoal.
  2. concrete, brick, or cinder block in which such materials form a component.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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