adjective (breezier; -est) Date: 1637 1. swept by breezes <
breezy beaches
a breezy day
2. a. briskly informal <
a breezy essay
b. airy, nonchalant <
breezy indifference
breezily adverbbreeziness noun

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  • Breezy — Breez y, a. 1. Characterized by, or having, breezes; airy. A breezy day in May. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] Mid lawns and shades by breezy rivulets fanned. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Fresh; brisk; full of life. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breezy — [brēz′ē] adj. breezier, breeziest 1. with breezes blowing; slightly windy [a breezy day] 2. light and lively; carefree [breezy talk] breezily adv. breeziness n …   English World dictionary

  • breezy — [adj1] windy airy, blowing, blowy, blusterous, blustery, drafty, fresh, gusty, squally, stormy; concept 525 Ant. calm, peaceful, quiet, still breezy [adj2] easy, lighthearted airy, animated, blithe, buoyant, carefree, casual, cheerful, debonair,… …   New thesaurus

  • breezy — 1718, from BREEZE (Cf. breeze) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Figurative sense fresh, easygoing, light, airy is from 1870 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Breezy —    Comédie dramatique de Clint Eastwood, avec William Holden, Kay Lenz, Roger C. Carmel, Marj Dusay.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1973   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 47    Résumé    Une jeune hippie s éprend d un riche quinquagénaire… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • breezy — ► ADJECTIVE (breezier, breeziest) 1) pleasantly windy. 2) relaxed, informal, and cheerily brisk. DERIVATIVES breezily adverb breeziness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Breezy — Cet article a pour sujet le film intitulé Breezy. Pour une définition du mot « breezy », voir l’article breezy du Wiktionnaire. Breezy est un film américain réalisé par Clint Eastwood en 1973. Breezy, le surnom de l héroïne, signifie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Breezy — Infobox Film name = Breezy caption = Breezy movie poster director = Clint Eastwood producer = Robert Daly Jo Heims Jennings Lang The Malpaso Company writer = Jo Heims starring = William Holden Kay Lenz music = Michel Legrand cinematography =… …   Wikipedia

  • breezy — [[t]bri͟ːzi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as breezy, you mean that they behave in a casual, cheerful, and confident manner. ...his bright and breezy personality... Mona tried to sound breezy. Derived words: breezily… …   English dictionary

  • breezy — breez|y [ brizi ] adjective 1. ) with a lot of light wind: a breezy spot by the ocean 2. ) lively, confident, and informal: With a breezy laugh, she said she didn t mind at all. She gave a bright breezy smile as she came in. a breezy essay for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • breezy — UK [ˈbriːzɪ] / US [ˈbrɪzɪ] adjective Word forms breezy : adjective breezy comparative breezier superlative breeziest 1) with a lot of light wind a breezy spot by the sea 2) a) lively, confident, and informal She gave a bright breezy smile as she… …   English dictionary

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