Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Myra sat on the back porch, half-listening, half-dozing, with a big glass of red zinger tea.

    MORE FROM GINNY BATES: AT THE BEACH IN 1994

  • Allegra looked into the flames and felt herself stuck in that half-dozing, half-waking state where memories surfaced and bobbed against the present.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • EACH NIGHT BEFORE going to sleep in the room she shared with several other women, Shahina set her alarm for five thirty A.M. She lay in bed, thinking and half-dozing, until six, when she finally got up.

    The Goddess and the Bull

  • All round the room and the galleries were matted inclosures, fitted with numerous neat beds and cushions for reposing on, where lay a dozen of true believers smoking, or sleeping, or in the happy half-dozing state.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • They both ate; she grew warm and sleepy, and leaned back half-dozing.

    Look Back on Happiness

  • They put her in an armchair in the sitting room, lighting every candle because the day was overcast and dreary, and there she waited half-dozing until King Olmigon, borne in a litter and attended by his lords-in-waiting, entered the room.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • An hour later, he was half-dozing when he heard a tap-tap on the bedroom door.

    Hoot

  • He was half-dozing in the wake of a four - chop dinner, thinking of how he would tell his brother (and his brother's wife, who was killing pretty) in the next Barony about this heroic day.

    Wizard and Glass

  • He listened, half-dozing, while Curdis and Brenda talked to the Bednacourt girls and Cloochi boys.

    Destiny's Road

  • General O'Conner was sunk in his wheelchair, half-dozing, a shrivelled shell of the dynamic powerful savior Killifer had met when he had joined the Urban Corps nearly eight years earlier.

    Moonwar

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.