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