doze off

Definition of doze off

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to sleep lightly

    :  to be in a dull or stupefied condition

    :  to pass (as time) drowsily

  1. :  bulldoze

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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