snooze

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1snooze

intransitive verb \ˈsnüz\

: to sleep lightly especially for a short period of time

snoozedsnooz·ing

Full Definition of SNOOZE

:  to take a nap :  doze

Examples of SNOOZE

  1. <snoozed through those long winter nights under a thick down comforter>
  2. <she was just snoozing when she heard the knock at the door>

Origin of SNOOZE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1785

2snooze

noun

: a short period of light sleep

: something that is dull or boring

Full Definition of SNOOZE

1
:  nap
2
:  something boring or uninspiring

Examples of SNOOZE

  1. <took a snooze after lunch to refresh himself>
  2. <man, that novel is a snooze—there's not one interesting character in it>

First Known Use of SNOOZE

1793

Related to SNOOZE

Synonyms
catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, 1nap, wink

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