Definitions For Wheeze


  • Breathing with a husky or whistling sound
  • (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
  • The sound made by a person who is having difficulty breathing or a similar sound : the sound of wheezing
  • A clever idea or joke


  • Breathe with difficulty
  • To breathe loudly and with difficulty
  • To make a sound like a person who is breathing with difficulty

Is Wheeze a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Wheeze is worth 21 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Wheeze in a Sentence

  • He was up all night hacking and wheezing.
  • The car's motor wheezed and stalled.
  • Between gasps and wheezes, he tried to explain what had happened.
  • The wheeze of an engine
  • We can count on him for a good wheeze.

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