/ bri:z; briz/ n
[C, U] light wind 微风: a sea breeze 海风 * A gentle breeze was blowing. 微风轻吹. * There's not much breeze today. 今天没有什麽风.
[sing] (infml 口 esp US) thing that is easy to do or enjoy 容易做的事物; 容易享有的事物: Some people think learning to drive is a breeze. 有些人认为不费吹灰之力就可学会开车.
[C] (Brit infml 口) noisy quarrel 争吵.
(idm 习语) shoot the breeze => shoot1.
> breeze v (phr v) breeze along, in, out, etc (infml 口) move in a cheerful carefree way (in the specified direction) （向某方向）飘然移动: Look who's just breezed in! 看, 一阵风把谁刮来啦! * He breezes through life, never worrying about anything. 他生活一帆风顺, 什麽事也不用操心.
breezy adj (-ier, -iest)
1 (a) slightly windy 有微风的: a breezy day 和风丽日 * breezy weather 轻风和畅的天气. (b) exposed to breezes 微风吹过的: a breezy corner, beach, hillside 风凉的拐角处﹑ 沙滩﹑ 山坡.
2 (of a person, his manner, etc) cheerful; light-hearted （指人﹑ 举止等）快活的, 轻松愉快的: You're very bright and breezy today! 你今天满面春风啊! breezily / 5bri:zIlI;`brizIlI/ adv. breeziness / 5bri:zInIs; `brizInIs/ n [U].
# `breezeway n (US) covered, often enclosed, passageway between two buildings （两建筑物之间有顶的, 常为有围墙的）过道.