doze off

phrasal verb
dozed off; dozing off; dozes off

Definition of doze off

: to fall asleep especially for a short period of time A few students dozed off during the movie.

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“Doze off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doze%20off. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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