Definitions for drowsedraʊz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drowsedraʊz(v.; n.)drowsed, drows•ing

  1. (v.i.)to be sleepy or half-asleep.

  2. to be dull or sluggish.

  3. (v.t.)to pass or spend (time) in drowsing (often fol. by away):

    He drowsed away the morning.

  4. to make sleepy or sluggish.

  5. (n.)a sleepy or sluggish condition; state of being half-asleep.

Origin of drowse:

bef. 900; OE drūsian to droop

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doze, drowse(verb)

    a light fitful sleep

  2. snooze, drowse, doze(verb)

    sleep lightly or for a short period of time

  3. drowse(verb)

    be on the verge of sleeping

    "The students were drowsing in the 8 AM class"

Wiktionary

  1. drowse(Noun)

    The state of being sleepy and inactive.

    in a drowse

  2. drowse(Verb)

    To be sleepy and inactive .

  3. drowse(Verb)

    To nod off; to fall asleep.

  4. drowse(Verb)

    To advance drowsily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drowse(verb)

    to sleep imperfectly or unsoundly; to slumber; to be heavy with sleepiness; to doze

  2. Drowse(verb)

    to make heavy with sleepiness or imperfect sleep; to make dull or stupid

  3. Drowse(noun)

    a slight or imperfect sleep; a doze

Anagrams of drowse

  1. dowser

  2. sworde

  3. dowers

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