doozy

[ doo-zee ]
/ ˈdu zi /
Informal.

noun, plural doo·zies, verb, doo·zied, doo·zy·ing.


Nearby words

  1. dooryard,
  2. doosra,
  3. doover,
  4. doozer,
  5. doozie,
  6. dop,
  7. dopa,
  8. dopamine,
  9. dopaminergic,
  10. dopant

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British Dictionary definitions for doozy

doozy

/ (ˈduːzɪ) /

noun plural -zies

slang something excellentthe plot's a doozy
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Word Origin and History for doozy

doozy

also doozie, 1903 (adj.), 1916 (n.), perhaps an alteration of daisy, or from popular Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1859-1924). In either case, reinforced by Duesenberg, the expensive, classy make of automobile from the 1920s-30s.

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