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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That wheezes.

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


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