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Definition of "dozen" []

  • A set of 12. (noun)
  • An indefinite, large number: dozens of errands to run. (noun)
  • Twelve. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dozen" in a sentence
  • "They included half a dozen from the United Kingdom, several Canadiens, some Germans and three Americans."
  • "Similar research has been replicated in dozen of States, in Canada (2003,2006) and throughout the world (IASL)."
  • "They included half a dozen from the United Kingdom, several Canadians, some Germans and three Americans."