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Synonyms for wheeze
ʰwiz, wizwheeze

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wheezenoun

    breathing with a husky or whistling sound

  2. wheezeverb

    (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick

    "a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat"

  3. wheezeverb

    breathe with difficulty

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  1. wheezeverb

    breathe hard

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  1. Emily Thornberry:

    We need to be absolutely sure that we are not going to end up in a situation where the general election is used as a distraction whilst they (the government) by some cunning wheeze bounce us out of the European Union without a deal.

  2. Dave Preston:

    He must not laugh at his own wheeze. A snuff box has no right to sneeze.

Translations for wheeze

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  • хриптенеBulgarian
  • sípání, pískot, pískat, sípatCzech
  • hvæse, hvæsDanish
  • estertor sibilante, sibilancia, silbidoSpanish
  • خس خسPersian
  • hengittää, pihinä, teatterikuiskaus, korista, kähinä, pihistäFinnish
  • respirer bruyamment, avoir du mal à respirerFrench
  • dèan pìochan, pìochanScottish Gaelic
  • ansimare, rantolare, respirare affannosamente, anelare, boccheggiare, ansare, anelito, rantoloItalian
  • ngoio, ngaeMāori
  • sapaćPolish
  • хрипение, хрипеть, хрипRussian
  • hripanje, stridor, hropacSerbo-Croatian

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