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