What is “Snooze”, many people who encounter the term for the first time wonder. There are several meanings for the word.
What is “Snooze”?: An overview of all meanings of the term
The term snooze comes from the English language and can be translated most simply as “slumber” or a “nap”. The various applications of the term can be derived from this.
- The word is most commonly used for a function on alarm clocks. The snooze function is used to switch off the alarm clock after it rings.
- After a set period of time, the alarm clock rings again. This function can theoretically be used permanently to sleep longer.
- Further similar to AFK, Snooze describes a period of time during which you are not present at the computer or on the mobile phone in chat. Whether you are asleep or not is usually irrelevant.
- There is also a variation of snooze to describe a boring person. This is usually a negative comment.