gentle breeze

  1. a wind of 8–12 miles per hour (4–5 meters per second).

Origin of gentle breeze

First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby gentle breeze Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gentle breeze in a sentence

  • The sky became overclouded, and the gentle breeze which had blown in the morning strengthened into a strong, boisterous wind.

    The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
  • A soft, pleasing strain of music could be heard, and a gentle breeze, was blowing through the window.

British Dictionary definitions for gentle breeze

gentle breeze

  1. meteorol a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8–12 mph

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