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doze 1

v. dozed, doz·ing, doz·es
To sleep lightly and intermittently.
To spend (time) dozing or as if dozing: dozed the summer away.
A short, light sleep.
Phrasal Verb:
doze off
To fall into a light sleep.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

doz′er n.

doze 2

intr. & tr.v. dozed, doz·ing, doz·es
To use a bulldozer; bulldoze.


(Automotive Engineering) chiefly US short for bulldozer


(ˈdoʊ zər)

a person who naps.
[1700–10; doze1 + -er1]


(ˈdoʊ zər)

n. Informal.
[by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dozer - large powerful tractordozer - large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
angledozer - a bulldozer with an angled moldboard to push earth to one side
tractor - a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications
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