Recent Examples of doze from the Web
Every player has sat on a bus and watched frozen fields or dark highways pass outside the window, playing cards or watching movies or dozing while the hum of the wheels drones on.
Passengers flying on Airbus planes will soon be able to slip down into the cargo hold for a nap, dozing off in plush berths that will initially be offered on A330 widebody aircraft.
The driver behind the wheel of a red pickup dozed off and crashed into a cement barricade on South Post Oak around 2 a.m., according to authorities.
But the ease of dozing through a morning commute or otherwise not paying attention to the task of controlling a car may prove so enticing as to promote longer or more frequent trips — keeping vehicles on the road more, not less.
Investigators allege Wynter found her way outside after Parker, who works nights, dozed off inside.
Sheriff’s Deputy Moises Carotti was known to keep an eye out for people sleeping where they weren’t supposed to — and then someone reported him dozing in his own patrol car.
His parents were dozing on the couch, waiting to hear from him, when two Park Police detectives knocked at 1 a.m., more than five hours after the shooting.
That was what led to the panicky foul that conceded the second-minute free kick from which Higuain, sneaking away from a dozing defense (and slightly offside), volleyed Juve into the lead.
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DOZE Defined for Kids
Definition of doze for Students
- The baby soon fell asleep and Shlemiel dozed too, still rocking the cradle with his foot.
- —Isaac Bashevis Singer, Zlateh the Goat
- I dozed off on the couch.
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