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snooze

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intransitive verb \ˈsnüz\

Simple Definition of snooze

  • : to sleep lightly especially for a short period of time

Full Definition of snooze

snoozedsnooz·ing

  1. :  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


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snooze

noun

Simple Definition of snooze

  • : a short period of light sleep

  • : something that is dull or boring

Full Definition of snooze

  1. 1 :  nap

  2. 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>



1793

First Known Use of snooze

1793




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