Meaning: To advance gently through the air. Pass or cause to pass easily or gently through or as if through the air.
Synonyms: Drift, float, glide, whirl, travel.
Use: My children hurried to the kitchen when the scent of freshly baked cookies started to waft upstairs.
We knew it was time to evacuate our home when the fumes from the forest fire started to waft into our neighborhood.