snooze

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 [ˈsnuːz]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
snooze /snuz/USA pronunciation   v.,  snoozed, snooz•ing, n. 
v. [no object]
  1. Physiologyto doze;
    nap:snoozing on the couch.

n. [countable]
  1. Physiologya short nap.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
snooze  (sno̅o̅z),USA pronunciation v.,  snoozed, snooz•ing, n. 
v.i. 
  1. Physiologyto sleep;
    slumber;
    doze;
    nap.

n. 
  1. Physiologya short sleep;
    nap.
snoozer, n. 
snoozy, adj. 
  • origin, originally uncertain 1780–90


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

snooze /snuːz/ informal vb
  1. (intransitive) to take a brief light sleep
n
  1. a nap
Etymology: 18th Century: of unknown origin

ˈsnoozer n ˈsnoozy adj



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