Definition of wheezy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwiːzi

adjective (wheezier, wheeziest)

Making the sound of a person wheezing: a wheezy laugh
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  • The bike sounds awful too: a terrible, wheezy, clattering sound - like an old washing machine.
  • Sometimes it's really easy, and I reference the sample bank in my head of wheezy sounds, or tick tocks or whatever.
  • I chat to one guy on the phone whose voice is so husky and his chest sounds wheezy if he talks for long.



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  • Yet we crawl over wrecks, clamber over line-strewn reefs and drift in limited visibility into God knows what, while breathing wheezily from our single cylinder.
  • Struggling to close the front door, I crawled up the stairs wheezily.
  • The fire, which had appeared to be dead, crackled and spat, and the cat sighed wheezily again.


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  • This morning, there was no sign of wheeziness or temperature.
  • Coughs and colds can bring on a bout of wheeziness.
  • Can you suggest an alternative that may alleviate the wheeziness?

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