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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.
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dozy

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

(ˈdoʊ zi)

adj. doz•i•er, doz•i•est.
drowsy; half asleep.
[1685–95]
doz′i•ly, adv.
doz′i•ness, n.
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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"
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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.
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dozy

adjective
Ready for or needing sleep:
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Translations

dozy

[ˈdəʊzɪ] ADJ (dozier (compar) (doziest (superl)))
1. (= sleepy) → amodorrado, soñoliento
2. (Brit) (= stupid) → corto, lerdo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dozy

[ˈdəʊzi] adj
(= drowsy) → à moitié endormi(e)
empoté(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dozy

adj (+er)
(= sleepy)schläfrig, verschlafen
(Brit inf: = stupid) → dösig (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

dozy

[ˈdəʊzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (sleepy) → assonnato/a (fam) (stupid) → addormentato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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