Definitions for drowsedraʊz
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a light fitful sleep
snooze, drowse, doze(verb)
sleep lightly or for a short period of time
be on the verge of sleeping
"The students were drowsing in the 8 AM class"
The state of being sleepy and inactive.
in a drowse
To be sleepy and inactive .
To nod off; to fall asleep.
To advance drowsily.
to sleep imperfectly or unsoundly; to slumber; to be heavy with sleepiness; to doze
to make heavy with sleepiness or imperfect sleep; to make dull or stupid
a slight or imperfect sleep; a doze
Origin: [AS. drsian, drsan, to sink, become slow or inactive; cf. OD. droosen to be sleepy, fall asleep, LG. drsen, druusken, to slumber, fall down with a noise; prob, akin to AS. dresan to fall. See Dreary.]
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