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doozie

[doo-zee]Informal.
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noun
  1. Also doo·zer [doo-zer] /ˈdu zər/. something that is extraordinary or outstanding of its kind: The storm was a doozie, with winds of fifty miles an hour.
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Verb Phrases past and past participle doo·zied, present participle doo·zi·ing.
  1. doozie 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.
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Origin of doozie

1925–30, Americanism; of uncertain origin; sometimes associated with the Duesenburg, a luxury auto, though the variant dozy precedes the appearance of the car in 1920
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