Associations to the word «Waft»

Wiktionary

WAFT, verb. (ergative) To (cause to) float easily or gently through the air.
WAFT, verb. (intransitive) To be moved, or to pass, on a buoyant medium; to float.
WAFT, verb. To give notice to by waving something; to wave the hand to; to beckon.
WAFT, noun. A light breeze.
WAFT, noun. Something (a scent or odor), such as a perfume, that is carried through the air.
WAFT, noun. (nautical) A flag (also called a waif or wheft) used to indicate wind direction or, with a knot tied in the center, as a signal.
WAFT OFF, verb. To shoo by wafting with the hands.

Dictionary definition

WAFT, noun. A long flag; often tapering.
WAFT, verb. Be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room".
WAFT, verb. Blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door".

Wise words

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