doze off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theydoze off
he/she/itdozes off
present participledozing off
past tensedozed off
past participledozed off
  1. to start to sleep, especially during the day and without intending to

    I dozed off in front of the television.

See also main entry: doze