Verb phrases 1. Also, doo·zer /ˈduzər/ [doo-zer] Show IPA .
something that is extraordinary or outstanding of its kind: The storm was a doozie, with winds of fifty miles an hour.
doozie up, to make more attractive or appealing, as by adding features or ornaments, cleaning or repairing, or clothing brightly: You'll have to doozie up the house before you can sell it.
1925–30, Americanism; of uncertain origin; sometimes associated with the Duesenburg, a luxury auto, though the variant dozy precedes the appearance of the car in 1920