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Definition of waft verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//wæft//
    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they waft
    he / she / it wafts
    past simple wafted
    -ing form wafting
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  1. 1to move, or make something move, gently through the air synonym drift
  2. 2 + adv./prep. The sound of their voices wafted across the lake. Delicious smells wafted up from the kitchen. waft something + adv./prep. The scent of the flowers was wafted along by the breeze.
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