[ uh-dohz ]
/ əˈdoʊz /
dozing; napping: a cat adoze by the fireside.
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We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby adoze
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Example sentences from the Web for adoze
Cricket was about the one thing he really cared for; as a chemistry specialist he spent most of his day adoze in the laboratory.The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh