Definitions

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  • adv. In a wheezy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a wheezing manner; as if with difficulty of breathing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with a wheeze

Etymologies

wheezy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's also quite a pullback from arguably the most enduring postcrunch theme of them all, which held developed markets to be spent forces, wheezily marking time until their total eclipse.

    Unrest May Not Be Only Reason Funds Are Shying From Emerging Markets

  • He laughed wheezily, and a plume of sour breath hit me.

    The Faculty Club

  • The Army wheezily jokes that while an Army squad commonly has 12 men, a Marine squad has 13 — the extra is a PR officer.

    The Few, The Proud, The Savvy

  • Harrison laughs wheezily about that quote: "Mike would sacrifice everything in the world for one f--- ing witticism."

    Jack Cries Wolf

  • Both probably ended up keeping movement conservatism from wheezily expiring at the end of the first Bush administration.

    Sunday Reading

  • He lit one of his treasured Woodbines and coughed wheezily.

    Black Butterfly

  • This is a movie that runs, wheezily, on the borrowed power of cultural icons: Kurt Cobain on the sound track, one of Will's girlfriends singing the lovely old Gershwin ballad "I've Got A Crush On You," an all-too-predictable plot device involving "Jane Eyre."

    'Definitely, Maybe'

  • We try to be cheery about my grandmother's condition, but there's nothing left of her except our memories and a wheezily-breathing corpse.

    The Living Grave

  • He pointed to his gap and laughed wheezily, leaning back until his hip bones showed through his tunic.

    The Welkening

  • Putting his smallish, triangular hands on the arms of his chair, he turned himself a little way round and called, rather wheezily:

    Burmese Days

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