- a short, light nap or doze.
- to doze or sleep lightly.
Origin of catnap
Examples from the Web for catnap
Historical Examples of catnap
There was no yawning and stretching and closing one eye for a catnap about that awakening.In Pastures Green
Dr. Grenfell went to his room to snatch a catnap before the start.Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North
Sometimes when I get here a little early I take a catnap myself.The Six Fingers of Time
Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
He fought bravely against his seasickness and took the key for a time while Jack stole a catnap.The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner
- a short sleep or doze
- (intr) to sleep or doze for a short time or intermittently