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doze

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verb \ˈdōz\

Definition of doze

dozeddoz·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to sleep lightly b :  to fall into a light sleep —usually used with off

  3. 2 :  to be in a dull or stupefied condition

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to pass (as time) drowsily

doze noun
doz·er noun


Origin of doze

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse dūsa to doze


First Known Use: 1677

Rhymes with doze


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doze

verb

Definition of doze

dozeddoz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  bulldoze 2

doz·er noun


Origin of doze

probably back-formation from dozer (bulldozer)


First Known Use: 1945

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