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do·zy

 (dō′zē)
adj. do·zi·er, do·zi·est
Half asleep; drowsy.

doz′i·ly adv.
do′zi·ness n.

dozy

(ˈdəʊzɪ)
adj, dozier or doziest
1. drowsy
2. informal Brit stupid
ˈdozily adv
ˈdoziness n

doz•y

(ˈdoʊ zi)

adj. doz•i•er, doz•i•est.
drowsy; half asleep.
[1685–95]
doz′i•ly, adv.
doz′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dozy - half asleep; "made drowsy by the long ride"; "it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor"; "a tired dozy child"; "the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair"
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"

dozy

adjective
1. drowsy, sleepy, dozing, nodding, half asleep Eating too much makes me dozy.
2. (Brit. informal) stupid, simple, slow, silly, daft (informal), senseless, goofy (informal), witless, not all there, slow-witted He called me a dozy cow.

dozy

adjective
Ready for or needing sleep:
Translations

dozy

[ˈdəʊzɪ] ADJ (dozier (compar) (doziest (superl)))
1. (= sleepy) → amodorrado, soñoliento
2. (Brit) (= stupid) → corto, lerdo

dozy

[ˈdəʊzi] adj
(= drowsy) → à moitié endormi(e)
empoté(e)

dozy

adj (+er)
(= sleepy)schläfrig, verschlafen
(Brit inf: = stupid) → dösig (inf)

dozy

[ˈdəʊzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (sleepy) → assonnato/a (fam) (stupid) → addormentato/a
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