Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

snooze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snooze

  1. 1 a short sleep <took a snooze after lunch to refresh himself> Synonyms catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, {h,1}nap, winkRelated Words repose, rest; slumber; bed

  2. 2 someone or something boring <man, that novel is a snooze—there's not one interesting character in it> Synonyms bore, drip, droner, dullsville, nudnik (also nudnick), drag, snoozer, yawn, yawnerRelated Words bummer, downer; bromide, pillNear Antonyms blast, gas [slang], kick, rush, upper




snooze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snooze

  1. 1 to be in a state of sleep <snoozed through those long winter nights under a thick down comforter> Synonyms catnap, doze, nap, rest, slumber, sleepRelated Words drop off, drowse (off), nod off; oversleep, sleep in; dream, hibernateNear Antonyms arise, arouse, awake, rise, wake

  2. 2 to sleep lightly or briefly <she was just snoozing when she heard the knock at the door> Synonyms catnap, doze, drowse, kip [British], slumber, napRelated Words relax, repose, rest; couch, lay, lie, roost; lullNear Antonyms arise, arouse, awake, awaken, get up, rise, rouse, uprise, wake (up), waken




Learn More about snooze


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snooze? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a representation of something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

melancholy frenetic philistine lazy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ