doze Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “doze” in the English Dictionary

"doze" in British English

See all translations

dozeverb [I]

uk   /dəʊz/  us   /doʊz/
to have a ​shortsleep, ​especially during the ​day: My ​catlikes dozing in ​front of the ​fire.
doze
noun [S] uk   us   mainly UK
He's just having a little doze on the ​settee.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of doze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doze" in American English

See all translations

dozeverb [I]

 us   /doʊz/
to have a ​shortperiod of ​sleep, esp. during the ​day: My ​cat was dozing in ​front of the ​fireplace. If you doze off, you ​start to ​sleep, esp. during the ​day: I must have dozed off, because I don’t ​remember what ​happened next.
(Definition of doze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doze”
in Korean 깜빡 졸다…
in Arabic يَنَام نَوماً خَفيفاً…
in Malaysian tidur-tidur ayam…
in French sommeiller…
in Russian дремать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
in Italian sonnecchiare, dormicchiare…
in Turkish kestirmek, şekerleme yapmak…
in Polish drzemać…
in Spanish dormitar…
in Vietnamese ngủ lơ mơ…
in Portuguese cochilar…
in Thai งีบหลับ…
in German dösen…
in Catalan dormisquejar, fer una becaina…
in Japanese うとうとする…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
in Indonesian terlelap…
What is the pronunciation of doze?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“doze” in British English

Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More