wheeze: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hwēz, wēz), [key]
— v., n. wheezed, wheez•ing,
  1. to breathe with difficulty and with a whistling sound: Asthma caused him to wheeze.
  2. to make a sound resembling difficult breathing: The old locomotive wheezed into the station.
  1. a wheezing breath or sound.
  2. an old and frequently used joke, saying, story, etc.
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