HyperDic: wheeze

English > 3 senses of the word wheeze:
NOUNactwheezebreathing with a husky or whistling sound
cognitionwheeze(Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
VERBbodywheezebreathe with difficulty
wheeze > pronunciation
Soundshhwiy'z; wiy'z
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > wheeze: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningbreathing with a husky or whistling sound.
Broaderbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Spanishestertor sibilante, resuello, sibilancia, silbido
Catalanbleix, esbufec, panteix, respiració sibilant
Adjectiveswheezyrelating to breathing with a whistling sound
Verbswheezebreathe with difficulty
English > wheeze: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick.
Example"a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderscheme, strategyAn elaborate and systematic plan of action
English > wheeze: 3 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningbreathe with difficulty.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Nounswheezebreathing with a husky or whistling sound

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