Origin of nap1
Other definitions for nap (2 of 4)
Origin of nap2
OTHER WORDS FROM napnapless, adjectivenap·less·ness, noun
Other definitions for nap (3 of 4)
Origin of nap3
Other definitions for nap (4 of 4)
How to use nap in a sentence
The last thing I want to do is spend ANY amount of time in my hotel room, because inevitably I will gravitate toward taking a nap.
I do not think they chose to wait until the Politics Report bedded down for the long winter nap but I suspect they maybe did.
A mask to keep the world at bayBest known for creating an extremely antisocial nap pillow a few years back, Ostrich now has a moderately antisocial eye mask to offer.
Much of the team had dozed off for a quick nap or busied themselves tuning up their bicycles.How Biking Across America Formed an Unlikely Friendship|Raffi Joe Wartanian|October 8, 2020|Outside Online
“Never was a nap person in The Before and yet here we find ourselves,” Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation, recently observed of her own altered habits on Twitter.Why you shouldn’t feel guilty for napping while working at home|Sarah Todd|September 20, 2020|Quartz
You would drink it, then “take a little nap and after that you feel wonderful,” according to a press agent.
Perhaps he had been feeding off the relative youth of Paul, who appeared in need of a long nap by this point.
Researchers have found that a long nap — of two hours or more — can significantly improve alertness for up to 24 hours.
Nap Smarter So how do you make the most of your precious nap-time minutes?
A “caffeine nap,” or a quick cup of something caffeinated followed by a nap, outperforms both a nap or caffeine independently.
He ate as many as he wanted and then, as he always felt sleepy after he had eaten, he thought he would lie down and have a nap.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Then came dinner and a nap under the trees until the late afternoon, when work began again.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
However, when the church-bells began, she was turning round in her warm bed for another nap.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
When it was time for him to have a nap, and mamma went to call him, she noticed that a great many of the dandelions were gone.
He found his judge awakening from a nap before his library fire and dusting the crumbs from his beard.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for nap (1 of 3)
Word Origin for nap
British Dictionary definitions for nap (2 of 3)
- the raised fibres of velvet or similar cloth
- the direction in which these fibres lie when smoothed down
Word Origin for nap
British Dictionary definitions for nap (3 of 3)
- to undertake to win all five tricks at nap
- to risk everything on one chance