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snooze button

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Definition of snooze button in English:


A control on a clock which sets an alarm to repeat after a short interval, allowing time for a little more sleep: if students with an early class hit the snooze button on the alarm, nobody is going to come pounding on the door figurative when Montgomery County went Democratic, that was certainly a wake-up call, and George Bush hit the snooze button
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  • Instead of opening one eye and rolling over to press the snooze button on my alarm clock, both my eyes shot open and quickly adjusted to the brightness of the room.
  • She stirred a bit, but was still fast asleep, after a few more rings of the clock, her hand shot out of her bed, looking for the snooze button on her alarm clock.
  • It's the only radio station my little alarm will get, but luckily it has a snooze button to sleep through the right wing rhetoric.

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