- Present participle of doze.
- A light sleep.
Variant of doze
intransitive verbdozed, dozing
to sleep lightly or fitfully; nap; be half asleep
Origin of dozeprobably ; from Scandinavian as in Icelandic (& Swedish dialect, dialectal ) dusa: for Indo-European base, see dizzy
to spend (time) in dozing: usually with away
a light sleep; nap
to fall into a light sleep