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Noun
Plural for a piping or whistling sound, typically caused by difficult respiration
“He heard the wheeze of his own painful breathing and then another crash as the bear bid for entry.”
Noun
Plural for a clever or amusing scheme, idea, or trick
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“Our concern is that this is all a wheeze not to pay rent for the foreseeable future to the detriment of the pension fund.”
Noun
Plural for an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs
Noun
Plural for a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
Noun
Plural for any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain, especially those seen on an electroencephalogram
Noun
Plural for a sharp sibilant or hissing sound
Verb
To breathe hard, and with an audible piping or whistling sound
“Anna began to audibly wheeze, her respirations shallower and in distress.”
Verb
To make a husky, squawking noise
Verb
To make a sharp sibilant or hissing sound
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