catch some rays

Sunbathe, as in I want a good tan so I think I'll go catch some rays. [Slang; second half of 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. catch phrase,
  2. catch pit,
  3. catch points,
  4. catch red-handed,
  5. catch sight of,
  6. catch some z's,
  7. catch someone's eye,
  8. catch stitch,
  9. catch the drift,
  10. catch up

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