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English definition of “dozy”

dozy

adjective     /ˈdəʊ.zi/ US  /ˈdoʊ-/
informal tired and wanting to sleep : Drinking a beer at lunchtime makes me feel dozy all afternoon .Tired and making tired UK informal thinking or reacting slowly : He'd have driven straight into me if I hadn't seen him first - the dozy idiot !Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind dozily     /-zɪ.li/ adverb Tired and making tiredStupid and sillyOf unsound mind doziness     /-nəs/ noun [U] informal
(Definition of dozy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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