1. the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
Similar word(s): twelve
Definition categories: quantity
Sentences with dozen as a noun:
- Can I have a dozen eggs, please?
- I ordered two dozen doughnuts.
- There shouldn't be more than two dozen Christmas cards left to write.
- Pack the shirts in dozens, please.
- There must have been dozens of examples just on the first page.
- There were dozens and dozens of applicants before the job was posted.