noun, plural doo·zies, verb, doo·zied, doo·zy·ing.
Examples from the Web for doozy
And she kicks off her new film, Paradise, with a doozy: “There is no God!”
The first time the public at large sees Ghost Shark in action is a doozy!
More specific to Liz: as political headaches go, the return of the Cheney brand to the national stage promises to be a doozy.Lean In, Liz Cheney, but Please Don’t Win That Senate Seat|Michelle Cottle|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I'll let John Podhoretz introduce this doozy from The Nation.
And, the doozy of them all, they're so strong we must support them.The Five Dumbest Myths About Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood|Justin Green|January 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course everyone expected a doozy of a slump after Christmas.And All the Earth a Grave|Carroll M. Capps (AKA C.C. MacApp)
It's called "the paradox of the false positive," and it's a doozy.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
noun plural -zies
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.