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snooze

verb [I] uk   /snuːz/ informal us  
to sleep lightly for a short while: The dog's snoozing in front of the fire.
snooze
noun [C] uk   us  
I had a nice little snooze in the back of the car.
Translations of “snooze”
in Korean 잠깐 눈을 붙이다, 깜빡 자다…
in Arabic يَغْفو…
in French sommeiller…
in Turkish kestirmek, şekerleme yapmak…
in Italian fare un pisolino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打盹,小睡…
in Russian вздремнуть, прикорнуть…
in Polish drzemać…
in Spanish dormitar…
in Portuguese tirar uma soneca…
in German ein Nickerchen machen…
in Catalan dormisquejar, fer una becaina…
in Japanese うたた寝する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打盹,小睡…
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