snooz·​er ˈsnü-zər How to pronounce snoozer (audio)
: one that snoozes

Examples of snoozer in a Sentence

the supposed farce turned out to be a numbingly slow snoozer
Recent Examples on the Web Among 31 habitual snoozers, researchers found that 30 minutes of snoozing did not affect performance on a cognitive test taken immediately after waking—or actually improved it—compared to performance on the same test immediately after waking on a no-snooze day. Byerin Prater, Fortune Well, 18 Oct. 2023 The report also said that most snoozers are young, given that population studies show that 42% of adolescents have trouble waking up. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 18 Oct. 2023 The second study focused on the sleeping and waking patterns of 31 regular snoozers. Sara Moniuszko, CBS News, 18 Oct. 2023 Any sleeper will find comfort with the mattress, including back, stomach, and side snoozers. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 28 Sep. 2023 In their first test of the season after snoozers against Navy and Tennessee State, the No. 11 Fighting Irish beat North Carolina State 45-24 behind another four touchdowns from quarterback Sam Hartman and an explosive offense. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2023 Saban’s 195th win in 17 seasons was — by college football standards — a snoozer. Nick Alvarez |, al, 3 Sep. 2023 The Sunday night snoozer was a departure from the two come-from-behind wins Alabama needed to make the regional final. Michael Casagrande |, al, 5 June 2023 An arriving officer located the snoozer. John Benson, cleveland, 14 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of snoozer was in 1837

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“Snoozer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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