A light current of air; a gentle wind. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 31 miles (6 to 50 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale. Informal Something, such as a task, that is easy to do. To blow lightly. Informal To progress swiftly and effortlessly: We breezed through the test. To sprint around a racetrack as a means of exercise. Used of a racehorse. shoot the breeze Slang To engage in idle conversation. The refuse left when coke or charcoal is made.