doozy


doozy

noun, plural doo·zies, verb, doo·zied, doo·zy·ing.

  1. doozie.

noun plural -zies

  1. slang something excellentthe plot’s a doozy

also doozie, 1903 (adj.), 1916 (n.), perhaps an alteration of daisy, or from popular Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1859-1924). In either case, reinforced by Duesenberg, the expensive, classy make of automobile from the 1920s-30s.

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