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doo•zie  (do̅o̅zē),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -zied, -zi•ing. [Informal.]
n. 
    Also,  doo•zer  (do̅o̅zē),USA pronunciation something that is extraordinary or outstanding of its kind:The storm was a doozie, with winds of fifty miles an hour.

v.i. 
  1. Informal Termsdoozie up, to make more attractive or appealing, as by adding features or ornaments, cleaning or repairing, or clothing brightly:You'll have to doozie up the house before you can sell it.
[1925–30, Amer.;
of uncert. orig.;
sometimes associated with the Duesenburg, a luxury auto, though the var. dozy precedes the appearance of the car in 1920]

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