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View synonyms for shuteye

shuteye

[ shuht-ahy ]

noun

, Informal.


shuteye

/ ˈʃʌtˌaɪ /

noun

  1. an informal term for sleep


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Word History and Origins

Origin of shuteye1

First recorded in 1895–1900; shut + eye
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Example Sentences

It doesn’t take a seasoned traveler to know that overnight flights where neither the parent nor the child gets any shuteye are far from pleasant.

According to one analysis by the Centers for Disease and Control, as many as 57 percent of middle schoolers and 72 percent of high schoolers may not be getting enough shuteye.

Studies show that sleeping in on the weekends doesn’t make up for missed shuteye during the week.

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