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British Dictionary definitions for zizz

zizz

noun
  1. a short sleep; nap
verb (intr)
  1. to take a short sleep, snooze

Word Origin

C20: of imitative origin
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Historical Examples

  • Then the doors would be slammed shut, all the clerks flew to arms, up ran the consular flag, and zizz!

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