"wheeze" Definition

  1. a joke, an anecdote, or dialogue, not strictly connected with a piece that is being played, but introduced by an actor, sometimes with the assistance and for the benefit of others. The dialogues which take place between the songs at nigger entertainments are also known as WHEEZES. The word actually means a new notion as applied to dialogue.

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Position in the dictionary: 3917 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: wherret, whid, whiddle, whim-wham, whip, whip the cat, whipjack, whipper-snapper, whisper, whisperer
Previous words in the dictionary: what d’yecall’em, whale, whacks, whacking, whacker, whack, wet un, wet quaker, wet, west central

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