[ US /ˈhwiz, ˈwiz/ ]
[ UK /wˈiːz/ ]
[ UK /wˈiːz/ ]
- breathe with difficulty
(Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat
- breathing with a husky or whistling sound
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.