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snooze

verb \ ˈsnüz \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Examples of snooze in a Sentence

  1. snoozed through those long winter nights under a thick down comforter

  2. she was just snoozing when she heard the knock at the door

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Origin and Etymology of snooze

origin unknown

snooze Synonyms

Synonyms

catnap, doze, drowse, nap, slumber;

Related Words

relax, repose, rest;

couch, lay, lie, roost;

lull;


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snooze

noun
1 : nap
2 : something boring or uninspiring

Examples of snooze in a Sentence

  1. took a snooze after lunch to refresh himself

  2. man, that novel is a snooze—there's not one interesting character in it

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First Known Use of snooze

1793

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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snooze Synonyms

Related Words

repose, rest;

slumber;

bed;


SNOOZE Defined for English Language Learners

snooze

  • : to sleep lightly especially for a short period of time


snooze

  • : a short period of light sleep

  • : something that is dull or boring


SNOOZE Defined for Kids

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snooze

verb \ ˈsnüz \
snoozed; snoozing
: to take a nap

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snooze

noun
: a short sleep : nap


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