\ ˈdō-zē How to pronounce dozy (audio) \
dozier; doziest

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dozily \ ˈdō-​zə-​lē How to pronounce dozily (audio) \ adverb
doziness noun

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 The seminar had the dozy air common to classes that take place right after lunch—the fluorescent lights buzzing, the smell of burned coffee and wintergreen gum. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, "Mary-Louise Parker Plays Professor," 6 Jan. 2020 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 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

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1693, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jan 2020

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“Dozy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dozy. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of dozy

informal
: tired or sleepy
British : stupid or silly

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