doze off

(redirected from dozing off)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

doze off

To fall asleep, typically unexpectedly or for just a short period of time. Whew, I must have dozed off there for a few minutes. What did I miss?
See also: off

doze off

Fall into a light sleep, as in Watching the ballet always made her doze off. [Mid-1800s]
See also: off

doze off

v.
To fall into a light sleep: I dozed off in front of the TV for a few minutes.
See also: off