Wheeze – meaning of the word and examples

To make a high, rough noise while breathing because of some breathing difficulty. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If someone wheezes, they breathe with difficulty and make a whistling sound. (Collins Dictionary)

wheeze is a clever idea, joke, or trick. (Collins Dictionary)

To breathe with difficulty usually with a whistling sound. (Merriam – Webster)

Breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Pant and wheeze. Thesaurus.

https://thesaurus.plus/related/pant/wheeze

What does wheezing mean and what causes it?

Wheezing” is one of those words which, when commonly used by non-physicians means one thing (noisy breathing), but which means something else when doctors use it. So, when a doctor tells you your child is wheezing, what is she telling you? To understand that you need to know a little about the anatomy of the lungs.

https://www.chrisjohnsonmd.com/2011/12/04/what-does-wheezing-mean-and-what-causes-it/

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