dozy

adjective
\ ˈdō-zē \
dozier; doziest

Definition of dozy 

Keep scrolling for more

Other words from dozy

dozily \ˈdō-zə-lē \ adverb
doziness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for dozy

Synonyms

drowsy, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somnolent

Antonyms

alert, awake, conscious, wakeful, wide-awake

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of dozy in a Sentence

He's a dozy old chap. the big Thanksgiving dinner left us all feeling satisfied and dozy

Recent Examples on the Web

Where other bond-fund managers are looking for ways to wake up the somnolent, dozy parts of the investment world by using derivatives and exotic products to goose returns, Ms. Stanek and her team at Baird Funds are happy to avoid that excitement. Chuck Jaffe, WSJ, "A Star Bond-Fund Manager Avoids the Shortcuts," 6 May 2018 Shearer 3 run (Eubank pass from Murray) MC–Dozier 15 pass from Mosfield (run failed) Records: SK 1-0, MC 0-1. Enquirer Preps, Cincinnati.com, "FRIDAY’S PREP FOOTBALL RESULTS, AUG. 18," 18 Aug. 2017 Dozier begins rehab assignment Top prospect Hunter Dozier began a rehab assignment Tuesday at Class A Wilmington. Rustin Dodd, kansascity, "Royals notebook: Miguel Almonte could make first career start on Thursday," 23 May 2017 Dozier’s leadoff single, Jorge Polanco’s double and a one-out walk for Kepler loaded the bases for the lefty-swinging Vargas. Ben Standig, Twin Cities, "Twins’ Jose Berrios shuts down Orioles to complete series sweep," 24 May 2017 The legislation also provides for the reburial of unidentified remains from Dozier at a cemetery in Tallahassee. Jim Turner, miamiherald, "Scott signs Dozier School, BP settlement bills," 2 June 2017 Dozier, 25, has played five games on his rehab assignment, including three for Class A Wilmington and two at Omaha. Rustin Dodd, kansascity.com, "Hunter Dozier reinstated from 60-day disabled list; Paulo Orlando out until late July," 1 June 2017 Dozier gives them an additional defender and athlete in the backcourt off the bench to groom for the future at a low cap figure. Joe Freeman, OregonLive.com, "NBA mock draft 2017: Who are the Portland Trail Blazers projected to pick?," 1 June 2017 Dozier begins rehab assignment Top prospect Hunter Dozier began a rehab assignment Tuesday at Class A Wilmington. Rustin Dodd, kansascity.com, "Royals notebook: Miguel Almonte could make first career start on Thursday," 23 May 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'dozy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of dozy

1693, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dozy

Dictionary Entries near dozy

dozent

doze off

dozer

dozy

DP

DPB

DPDT

Statistics for dozy

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for dozy

The first known use of dozy was in 1693

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for dozy

dozy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of dozy

: tired or sleepy

: stupid or silly

More from Merriam-Webster on dozy

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for dozy

Comments on dozy

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

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!