AskDefine | Define doze

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doze n : a light fitful sleep [syn: drowse] v : sleep lightly or for a short period of time [syn: snooze, drowse]

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English

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Verb

  1. to sleep lightly or briefly; to nap
    I didn’t sleep very well, but I think I may have dozed a bit.

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Noun

  1. a light, short sleep or nap
    I felt much better after a short doze.

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Portuguese

Cardinal number

doze

Noun

doze

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

beauty sleep, beddy-bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye-bye, catnap, dorm, doze off, dozy, dreamland, drop off, drowse, drowsy, fitful sleep, forty winks, hibernation, kip, land of Nod, light sleep, nap, nod off, nodding, oversleep, repose, rest, saw logs, saw wood, shut-eye, siesta, silken repose, sleep, sleep soundly, sleepland, sleepwalking, slumber, slumberland, slumberous, slumbery, snooze, snoozle, snoozy, snore, somnambulism, somniloquy, somnolent, somnus, soporific, take a nap, unconsciousness, winter sleep
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