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Verb: drowse  drawz
  1. Sleep lightly or for a short period of time
    - snooze, doze
     
  2. Be on the verge of sleeping
    "The students were drowsing in the 8 AM class"
Noun: drowse  drawz
  1. A light fitful sleep
    - doze

Derived forms: drowsed, drowsing, drowses

See also: drowse off

Type of: catch a wink, catnap, nap, rest, sleeping

Encyclopedia: Drowse