Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: waft
IPA transcription: [w'ɑft]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pennant, pennon, streamer, waft
    Meaning: a long flag; often tapering
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: waft
    Meaning: be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
Usage examples
  • But a fierce waft of smoke and hot air made him shut it again.
  • 'I can't consent to let the song of this Chicago siren waft by me on the summer breeze.
  • Ships, too, are good, with masts to tie one's self to, and sails and rudder, and a gust of wind to waft one quickly past the island.
  • it serves to purify--while the heart pants, life glows: These stormy gusts and winds waft precious ships, Swell'd Washington's, Jefferson's, Lincoln's sails.