Synonyms for wheezing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHEEZING
A wheezing and coughing and clanking of keys interrupted the proceedings.
The wheezing respiration of a human breast disturbed the silence.
In some of these men were already asleep, breathing hard, snoring and wheezing.
"I will obey you," the fellow answered, in a wheezing whisper.
The only sound in the room was the wheezing of the girl on the bed.
He plunged a few yards up the slope, and stopped, wheezing and blowing.
Frank tried to speak, but he could not utter more than a wheezing whisper.
The organ is asthmatic and the wheezing gets on my gray matter.
Damn the woman with her whining, wheezing letters, 'Do give me time—I'll pay in time.'
When I got there, I found him all doubled up with asthma, wheezing like a grampus.
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.