Found 2 items, similar to breeze.
English → English
v 1: blow gently and lightly; “It breezes most evenings at the
2: to proceed quickly and easily
n 1: a slight wind (usually refreshing); “the breeze was cooled
by the lake”
; “as he waited he could feel the air on his
, gentle wind
2: any undertaking that is easy to do; “marketing this product
will be no picnic”
, duck soup
, child's play
, piece of cake
English → English
, n. [F. brise; akin to It. brezza breeze, Sp.
briza, brisa, a breeze from northeast, Pg. briza northeast
wind; of uncertain origin; cf. F. bise, Pr. bisa, OHG. bisa,
north wind, Arm. biz northeast wind.]
1. A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind.
Into a gradual calm the breezes sink. --Wordsworth.
2. An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of
excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel; as, the discovery
produced a breeze. [Colloq.]
, a wind blowing from the land, generally at
, a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the
daytime, from the sea.
, Breeze fly \Breeze" fly`\
, n. [OE. brese, AS.
bri['o]sa; perh. akin to OHG. brimissa, G. breme, bremse, D.
brems, which are akin to G. brummen to growl, buzz, grumble,
L. fremere to murmur; cf. G. brausen, Sw. brusa, Dan. bruse,
to roar, rush.] (Zo["o]l.)
A fly of various species, of the family Tabanid[ae]
for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking
their blood; -- called also horsefly
, and gadfly
are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The
name is also given to different species of botflies. [Written
, n. [F. braise cinders, live coals. See
1. Refuse left in the process of making coke or burning
2. (Brickmaking) Refuse coal, coal ashes, and cinders, used
in the burning of bricks.
, v. i.
To blow gently. [R.] --J. Barlow.
To breeze up
(Naut.), to blow with increasing freshness.