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adjective, breez·i·er, breez·i·est.
  1. abounding in breezes; windy.
  2. fresh; sprightly: His breezy manner was half his charm.
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Origin of breezy

First recorded in 1710–20; breeze1 + -y1
Related formsbreez·i·ly, adverbbreez·i·ness, nounun·breez·y, adjective

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Related Words for breezy

blustery, airy, gusty, stormy, buoyant, relaxed, peppy, sunny, carefree, racy, cheerful, blithe, lively, casual, jaunty, blowing, fresh, blowy, blusterous, drafty

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British Dictionary definitions for breezy


adjective breezier or breeziest
  1. fresh; windya breezy afternoon
  2. casual or carefree; lively; light-heartedher breezy nature
  3. lacking substance; lighta breezy conversation
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Derived Formsbreezily, adverbbreeziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for breezy


1718, from breeze (n.) + -y (2). Figurative sense "fresh, easygoing, light, airy" is from 1870. Related: Breezily; breeziness.

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