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dozy

adjective uk   /ˈdəʊ.zi/ us    /ˈdoʊ-/
informal tired and wanting to sleep: Drinking a beer at lunchtime makes me feel dozy all afternoon. UK informal thinking or reacting slowly: He'd have driven straight into me if I hadn't seen him first - the dozy idiot!
dozily
adverb uk   /-zɪ.li/ us  
doziness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ informal us  
Translations of “dozy”
in Korean 졸리운…
in Arabic ناعِس…
in Portuguese sonolento…
in Catalan endormiscat…
in Japanese 眠気を催して…
in Italian sonnolento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 又累又睏的, 昏昏欲睡的, 頭腦遲鈍的,呆頭呆腦的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 又累又困的, 昏昏欲睡的, 头脑迟钝的,呆头呆脑的…
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