doze doze  /ˈdoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light fitful sleep
  2. (v) sleep lightly or for a short period of time

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Usage(s):

  1. School kids in Seoul routinely doze through classes after playing all night.
  2. If, by some miracle you doze offhard to do with the thunderous score continually throbbing, and the yelling and explosions respectively yammering and thunderingdon't worry.
  3. One soldier said he used to doze off at night by imagining the gunfire was the sound of rain on a tin roof.

News

  1. Colo. wildfire forces evacuation of 900 prisoners

    A wildfire forced the evacuation of more than 900 prisoners at a state prison southwest of Colorado Springs early Wednesday, one of four blazes along Colorado's Front Range that destroyed doze
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forest City Summit

  2. Photos show security guards snoozing at JFK airport

    Terror-targeted JFK Airport has become a giant slumber party for some of its security guards — who regularly doze on duty at key posts, according to a former boss and damning photos obtained by The Post.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Wake up! Photos, video show JFK Airport security guards dozing at key posts

    Terror-targeted JFK Airport has become a giant slumber party for some of its security guards — who regularly doze on duty at key posts, according to a former boss and damning photos obtained by The Post. Although the airport has been at the center of at least one terror plot — and...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. Bierhoff said the German team had a "healthy doze of self-esteem" but would not be overestimating itself and Lahm said there was no such danger.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Oliver Bierhoff Source: eTaiwan News

  2. Harborough MP Edward Garnier said: "I got back to my house in London from the House of Commons at about 12.30am after last night's debate and votes on the EU Reform Treaty. I had just started to doze off when the windows started to rattle and the...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Edward Garnier Source: Harborough Mail

  3. "It was so flat and so early in the morning, it was hard not to doze," Scdoris said. "I woke up in jumbled ice and no other dog tracks."
    on Mar 18, 2006 By: Rachael Scdoris Source: ESPN

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