(noun, adjective)


1. denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

Similar word(s): cardinal, twelve


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.