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doze

 
 
pronunciation:
doz
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
doze off
part of speech: verb
inflections: dozes, dozing, dozed
definition: to sleep lightly or for a short time.
The child dozed in the car on the ride home.
synonyms:
nap, snooze
similar words:
sleep, slumber
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, light sleep.
He took a doze on the couch.
synonyms:
nap, snooze
similar words:
sleep, slumber
phrase: doze off
derivation: dozer (n.)