from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Half asleep; drowsy.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Drowsy; heavy; inclined to sleep; sleepy; sluggish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Drowsy; inclined to doze; sleepy; sluggish.
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- adjective Quite
- adjective Intellectually slow.
- adjective carpentry Decaying, rotten, spongy (wood).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective half asleep
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I too have been plagued by unusually warm weather and a "dozy" young driver but she got our mailbox instead of my car, so it wasn't too bad.
Ms Germain was often "dozy", which he put down to the medication.
The usual complaints about the presentation of Match of the Day by a cozy, dozy gang of highly remunerated ex-pros were reinforced on Saturday night after the programme had shown an interview in which Neil Warnock very pointedly accusing Robin van Persie of making persistent fouling part of his modus operandi.
This week's standout is a Sun front page featuring a dozy police officer, and a file relating to 2012 security which he or she left on a train to Dartford.
Note also that Adams is so dozy as to include in his blitzkrieg on the overuse of ‘basically’ a sentence that commits precisely the same sort of lexical naughtiness.
Often he would be apathetic and dozy, particularly for the first hour after he had left Beckton, but then he would start to perk up, speaking intelligently and coherently and showing curiosity about the world around him.
So one night's jet-lagged sleep, and one day's dozy practice, and at Ballymore on 12 May they were beaten by Queensland by 15-11, after which the Queensland coach and former Wallaby international, Des Connor, contemptuously pronounced the certainty: "These Lions are hopeless; they are undoubtedly the worst team ever to be sent to New Zealand".
Future historians sifting through the cinematic detritus of the last 100 years might find themselves wondering whether some dozy assistant had mislabelled the reels for the early 21st century.
And that one sloppy, dozy, cosy thing leads tragically to another.
Apart from the fact that the real moral of the Kolo Touré story was never trust a dozy husband with his wife's medicine cupboard, what happened to the old romantic Wenger, the one that was part football genius and part Leonard Cohen?