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waft

waft

 
 
pronunciation:
waft
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wafted, wafting, wafts
definition: to carry or cause to go gently on water or through the air.
The breeze wafted the scent of the flowers toward us.
similar words:
blow, float, glide, puff, send, whiff, whiffle, whisk
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to float or be carried in air or on water; drift.
Leaves wafted down from the tree.
synonyms:
drift, float
similar words:
blow, glide, trail
definition 2: to blow lightly, as wind.
synonyms:
breeze
similar words:
blow, puff, whiff, whiffle
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a wafting movement, as of a breeze or a wave of water.
similar words:
gust, puff, wave, whiff
definition 2: an odor, sound, or the like carried through the air.
a waft of perfume
similar words:
breath, puff, sniff, whiff, wind
definition 3: the act of wafting.
similar words:
wave
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