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He heard a smothered cough from one of the waiting men, a horse blow in a kind of wheeze.
Of course he had the wheeze all wrong and I saw that he should be in bed.
Get the whine out of your voice and breathe with a wheeze—like this; get up the nearest approach to a deathrattle that you can.
Queer sort of wheeze to say 'hyphen' in a chap's name as if it were a word, when it wasn't at all.
They desire to describe it; some try, passionately; but they only wheeze and look as though they might explode.
She was so weak in the chest you could hear her wheeze as far as you could see her.
I see,' repeated he, staring that way; 'but I think (puff) that's a mere (wheeze) occupation road, leading to (gasp) nowhere.'
I'm the biggest giddy fool at that kind of wheeze that ever lived.
He presently began to cough, and when he sought to reply to a question he could only wheeze.
mid-15c., probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse hvoesa "to hiss," Danish hvæse) cognate with Old English hwæst "act of blowing," hwosan "to cough," from an imitative root. Related: Wheezed; wheezing. The noun is first recorded 1834.
v. wheezed, wheez·ing, wheez·es
To breathe with difficulty, producing a hoarse whistling sound. n.
A wheezing sound.