Adjective "Dozens" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Dozens


    Definition:

    noun, plural dozens (as after a numeral) dozen.

    1. a group of 1

    2.

    2. the dozens, Slang. a ritualized game typically engaged in by two persons each of whom attempts to outdo the other in insults directed against members of the other's family (usually used in the phrase play the dozens).

    adjective

    3. twelve.

    Origin:
    dozen

    Examples:

    "grins can be dozens."