or Z's

[ zeez ]

noun(used with a plural verb)Slang.
  1. sleep (often used with grab, catch, etc.): to grab some z's before dinner.

Origin of z's

First recorded in 1960–65; from the conventional use of a series of z's to represent snoring

Words Nearby z's

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How to use z's in a sentence

  • The three last omitted Z,s occurring in the first part of each cipher to show that that part must be taken last.

    Sir Christopher Wren | Lucy Phillimore