z's

or Z's

[ zeez ]
/ ziz /

noun (used with a plural verb)Slang.

sleep (often used with grab, catch, etc.): to grab some z's before dinner.

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Origin of z's

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