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doozy

Syllabification: doo·zy
Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞ozē
 
/
(also doozie)

Definition of doozy in English:

noun (plural doozies)

informal , chiefly North American
Something outstanding or unique of its kind: it’s gonna be a doozy of a black eye
More example sentences
  • Be sure to check back tomorrow, though, coz that one's gonna be a doozy.
  • Not that her failure to do so in any way excuses what sounds like a doozy of a temper tantrum on her part.
  • What I didn't count on was that while we settled into our grown-up middle aged persona, the right wing was going to have a doozy of a mid-life crisis and hurl themselves into true radicalism.

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with doozy

bluesy, boozy, choosy, floozie, jacuzzi, medusae, newsy, oozy, Pusey, snoozy, Susie, Uzi, woozy

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