Definition of 'waft'
Example sentences containing 'waft'
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Candles No hygge environment would be complete without the wafts of scented candles in your welcoming home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She looks like many of the other fashionistas wafting around the building and is strikingly pretty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It will be far less easy to waft away a nicotine addiction. The Sun (2014)The swarm followed him like a trail of smoke or a veil wafting in the breeze. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)It is not unknown for the strains of classical music to waft across the court. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some fresh air has wafted through this milieu in recent months. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You sit outside in a courtyard full of lemon trees with the scent of jasmine wafting over. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He used to sort of waft around and had this grin on his face. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cars flew the national flag as music wafted from hundreds of parties around the city. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One hears the disheartening sound of doors closing and catches a waft of stale air. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This meant the scent would waft through the room only when the light was on. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The staff wafted around; their only concern was my welfare. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What's that scent wafting above the swimming pool? The Sun (2014)I sank into it and smelt the stale air wafting up from the sheet. The Sun (2013)When you enter a room, the trees and lakes on the walls appear to be wafting in a breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All the lights on, the sound of flirtatious laughter and silly pop songs and the wafting scent of tomato and garlic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A waft of air wouldn't work in this weather. The Sun (2013)Flying over Edinburgh, they miraculously hear the sound of wafting bagpipes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Finally, you're going to need some pretty slippers for wafting about the honeymoon suite. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Much of this month's heat has come from high pressure wafting in warm breezes from Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Which means you'd be wafting around in something that's older than me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What's an English summer without lazy days on a lawn with the gentle sound of cricket commentary wafting on the breeze? Times, Sunday Times (2007)His harmonies waft a pungent perfume all their own, and invite you into an imaginative, mercurial world unique in music history. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'waft'
Used Occasionally. waft is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'waft'
British English: waft VERB
If sounds or smells waft through the air, or if something such as a light wind wafts them, they move gently through the air.
The scent of climbing roses wafts through the window.
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