verb (used without object), dozed, doz·ing.
verb (used with object), dozed, doz·ing.
Origin of doze1
Synonyms for doze
verb (used with or without object), dozed, doz·ing.
Origin of doze2
Examples from the Web for doze
Historical Examples of doze
I doze for a little, and when I waken there are people in the room.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
A doze in the coach is the flower of dozes, when you are alone.
Then he wakened out of his doze, and began questioning me who the gentlemen were.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
And so, after a while, exhausted from her efforts, she fell into a doze.The Vagrant Duke
Pardon my appearance, but I was startled out of a doze when you knocked.
Word Origin for doze
1640s, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse dusa "to doze," Danish døse "to make dull," Swedish dialectal dusa "to sleep"); related to Old English dysig "foolish" (see dizzy). May have existed in dialect earlier than attested date. Related: Dozed; dozing. As a noun, from 1731.