Synonyms for dozing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOZING
The horse was dozing, his Roman nose sunken almost to the snow at his feet.
I was not sleeping, nor what a person would term correctly, dozing.
His fits of dozing were as sudden as they had been overnight, and were as short and profound.
You ought to be dozing half the day—and instead you're as wide awake as an owl.
Now dozing, now tossing about in wretchedness, she lay till the afternoon.
It would do you more good than dozing and dreaming away there.
The dealer is dozing in her cupboard, with her hands hidden under her shawl.
The slaves sat round an overseer who shook the dozing and nudged the slow.
At the shake which this imparted to the cab, the driver, who had been dozing, turned his head.
I just got the question out in time, for he was dozing off again.
1640s, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse dusa "to doze," Danish døse "to make dull," Swedish dialectal dusa "to sleep"); related to Old English dysig "foolish" (see dizzy). May have existed in dialect earlier than attested date. Related: Dozed; dozing. As a noun, from 1731.