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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. Informal.an easy task; something done or carried on without difficulty: Finding people to join in the adventure was a breeze.
4. Chiefly Brit. Informal.a disturbance or quarrel.
5. shoot or bat the breeze, Slang.
a. to converse aimlessly; chat.
b. 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. Informal.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. breeze in, Slang.
a. to win effortlessly: He breezed in with an election plurality of 200,000.
b. Also,breeze intoor out. to move or act with a casual or careless attitude: He breezed out without paying attention to anyone.
3. breeze up, Atlantic States. 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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