snooze

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
snooze

Third-person singular
snoozes

Past tense
snoozed

Past participle
snoozed

Present participle
snoozing

  1. (transitive) If you snooze, you sleep for a short period of time.
    The boss caught him snoozing at his desk.

Noun[change]

Singular
snooze

Plural
snoozes

  1. A snooze is a brief period of sleep.
    The cat enjoys taking a snooze on a sunny windowsill.
  2. (informal) The snooze button on an alarm clock.