from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Given to wheezing.
- adjective Producing a wheezing sound.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Affected with or characterized by wheezing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Breathing with difficulty and with a wheeze; wheezing. Used also figuratively.
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- adjective That
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having a tone of a reed instrument
- adjective relating to breathing with a whistling sound
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Only once, while Merton was doing some of his best acting, had there been a kind of wheezy tittering from certain members of the cast and the group about the cameras.
The business economy is ... let's say, "wheezy," but in the realm of local arts, we are currently reaping the benefits of various economic stimuli.
Coming soon: a 'wheezy' pill that makes big bellies disappear
Cora laughs, a hard laugh that turns into a wheezy cough.
This week, Mr. Ratner announced the fresh face he has selected to breathe new life into the wheezy annual exercise in Tinseltown self-congratulation: Eddie Murphy.
Further, it was known that they had quarrelled just previous to pulling out; for the Lizzie, a wheezy ten-ton sternwheeler, twenty-four hours behind, beat Leclère in by three days.
Walter turned the page of his paper and took a wheezy breath.
Scraggily, wrinkled, wheezy, Duvall inhabits the character of Bush so seamlessly you might end up worrying about the actor's health.
Feeling 'wheezy,' Opferman is having a heart attackDavid Opferman, 46, of Dacula, Ga., knew he had risks for heart disease: being overweight, having diabetes — and his father had died of a heart attack.
He works 56 hours a week, mostly in 24-hour shifts, frequently carrying wheezy patients up and down flights of stairs.