[ US /ˈhwiz, ˈwiz/ ]
[ UK /wˈiːz/ ]
  1. breathe with difficulty
  1. (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
    a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat
  2. breathing with a husky or whistling sound
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How To Use wheeze In A Sentence

  • Liz smiles professionally and holds Larry, who wheezes and splutters, enduring his hardship with a stoicism that looks exhausting.
  • We advise the use of aqueous solutions (not alcohol based preparations) to avoid skin irritation and wheeze.
  • They're certainly a step on from his previous good wheeze, performing shows with a bucket on his head. Times, Sunday Times
  • Does your chest wheeze or make whistling sounds even when you do not have a cold?
  • I must say that I, for one, will really miss coming home from a good night out with a heathy wheeze, my nostrils ejecting generous quantities of blackened snot clogged with blood, and my eyes watering.
  • His head throbbed with sharp stabs of pain, he couldn't seem to stop shaking and his breath came in long, shuddering wheezes.
  • Volvo's latest wheeze is an optional communications package that uses telematics to summon help in an emergency.
  • This was no time to be helping the Guardian fill its pages with droll wheezes.
  • Barker etal also failed to find a significant association between birth weight and wheeze.
  • He listens to the oxygen machines hum and burble and gasp, the humidifier wheeze, the buzz of the fluorescent light in the hall.
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