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snooze

noun

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1 a short sleep
  • took a snooze after lunch to refresh himself

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2 someone or something boring
  • man, that novel is a snooze—there's not one interesting character in it

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snooze

verb

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1 to be in a state of sleep
  • snoozed through those long winter nights under a thick down comforter

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2 to sleep lightly or briefly
  • she was just snoozing when she heard the knock at the door

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The first known use of snooze was in 1785

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“Snooze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snooze. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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