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waft - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'waft' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Waft [ n.]
- A wave or current of wind.
- A signal made by waving something, as a flag, in the air.
- An unpleasant flavor.
- A knot, or stop, in the middle of a flag.
2 . Waft [ v. i.]
- To be moved, or to pass, on a buoyant medium; to float.
3 . Waft [ v. t.]
- To give notice to by waving something; to wave the hand to; to beckon.
- To cause to move or go in a wavy manner, or by the impulse of waves, as of water or air; to bear along on a buoyant medium; as, a balloon was wafted over the channel.
- To cause to float; to keep from sinking; to buoy.

Meaning of 'waft' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . waft [ v]
Meaning (1):
- blow gently
Example in sentence:
  • A breeze wafted through the door
Meaning (2):
- be driven or carried along, as by the air
Example in sentence:
  • Sounds wafted into the room