Origin of waft
OTHER WORDS FROM waftwafter, nounun·waft·ed, adjective
Words nearby waft
How to use waft in a sentence
In dark pockets of the universe, molecular clouds full of tiny dust particles host a veritable smorgasbord of odors, from wafts of sweet sugar to the rotten-egg stench of sulfur.
He caught a waft of methane and spotted a pile of corroded metal surrounding a hole that had once been an active well.Capping methane-spewing oil wells, one hole at a time|Nick Ehli|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
“At least it keeps the mosquitoes away,” one of my table-mates said, as we watched the swooshes of smoke waft into the Havana sky.
The smells waft through the shantytown of tents and tires known as the Maidan, the main square in Kiev.
The film is an amiable but formless waft through a 1950s British film set.
Bewitching scents waft from a stone vessel holding multicolored powders, herbs and seeds.
It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It sufficed, however, to waft them into a little cove making into one of these islands at about two hours before noon.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
She had a vague feeling that the boat should have been ready to waft them miraculously over star-lit seas.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
A puff of wind brought them a waft of fainter odour from the wild violets which carpeted the woods.Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo|E. Phillips Oppenheim
But we link our wishes with whatsoever would gently waft us over.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey