What is another word for wheeze?

524 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ wˈiːz], [ wˈiːz], [ w_ˈiː_z]

Wheeze is a term commonly used to describe a high-pitched, whistling sound that is produced during breathing. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms of wheeze. These words include whine, whirr, hiss, buzz, pant, gulp, gasp, croak, snort, and wheeze out. Depending on the context in which the word is used, one of these synonyms may be more appropriate than another. For instance, a whirr may be used to describe the sound of a machine, while a gasp may be used to describe the sound made by a person who is struggling to breathe.

Synonyms for Wheeze:

What are the hypernyms for Wheeze?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Wheeze?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Wheeze

Among her complaints was one that has since passed, in slightly altered form, into a good old reliable vaudeville wheeze.
"Superwomen"
Albert Payson Terhune
When I am forty, and have gummed up my digestion in the dollar-herding game until I wheeze for breath when I run up a column of figures, I'll go back and have a nice comfy time in the grandpa class.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
Dave Moroka said sarcastically, It's an old wheeze.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth"
Dallas McCord Reynolds

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