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  • adv. In a dozy manner.

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Examples

  • Samba had only himself to blame, after dozily conceding possession to the Sunderland player on the edge of his own area and over-hastily trying to correct his own mistake.

    Sunderland fail to take advantage of Blackburn Rovers' 10 men

  • “Right then,” said Aberforth when the had eaten their fill and Harry and Ron sat slumped dozily in their chairs.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • She shook her head, unable to answer, just as a large fat bumble bee flew dozily towards her.

    A Cure For Love

  • There were no dogs to bark, no stones to strip a man, no rain to soak powder, and the enemy performed as dozily as Vivar could wish; on paper.

    Sharpe's Rifles

  • "What time is it, and where are you going, dear?" she asked, dozily wondering if the carriage for the wedding-tour was at the door so soon.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863

  • Why can't we just go to the theatre when we feel like it and sit more or less dozily, or just as we like.

    The Theatre

  • Some of his movements were suggestive of the awkward manner in which an owl in a cage plumes itself when it is conscious that it is being watched, though it itself hardly sees anything with its huge, yellow, timorously and dozily blinking eyes.

    A Nobleman's Nest

  • Turning aside to the right while she thus spoke, Lily descended a gradual slope to the margin of the stream, on which they found an old man dozily reclined in his ferry-boat.

    Kenelm Chillingly — Volume 06

  • The peacock perched dozily on the heavy balustrade; the blithe robin hopped busily along the sun-track on the lawn; in the distance the tinkling bells of the flock, the plaining low of some wandering heifer, while breaking the silence, seemed still to blend with the repose.

    Lucretia — Complete

  • The tiny town of Essen, essentially an abbey, lurched along dozily until 1803 when the nuns were cleared out and in 1811 Friedrich Krupp set up his first steel foundry.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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