snooze button

noun
Updated on: 6 Apr 2018

Definition of snooze button

: a button on an alarm clock that stops and resets the alarm for a short time later to allow for more rest called also snooze alarm

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First Known Use of snooze button

1956

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snooze button

Definition of snooze button for English Language Learners

  • : a button on an alarm clock that stops the alarm from making noise for a short time so that the sleeper can rest for a few more minutes


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