snooz·​er | \ ˈsnü-zər How to pronounce snoozer (audio) \

Definition of snoozer

1 : 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 The finish to this snoozer at Lambeau Field was out of this world. Mike Hart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 Sep. 2021 Baylor's 78-59 snoozer over Houston earlier in the evening. Eddie Pells, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 In the psychological snoozer, Affleck stars as a psychiatrist emotionally cut off from his wife (Michelle Monaghan) and daughter (India Eisley) following a family tragedy. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2021 There seems to be an alarm clock catering to just about everybody—from an early-rising morning person to the chronic 5-more-minutes snoozer. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, 14 Mar. 2021 In this 10-game all-SEC schedule, playing Vandy before No. 2 Alabama was destined to be a snoozer for the Aggies. Charles Hollis, al, 2 Oct. 2020 Then came back-to-back snoozers in Washington, 4-1 and 8-1., 27 Oct. 2019 Still, West currently doesn’t have the resources to run costly television ads in major media markets, which is probably the most effective way to reach a mass of voters in a race that’s a snoozer. Dallas News, 22 Mar. 2020 This year’s sequel, by comparison, has the trappings of a snoozer. al, 8 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of snoozer

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Snoozer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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