Synonyms of nap in English

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nap1


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verb

1‘they arrived to find her napping on the sofa’

SYNONYMS
doze, sleep, sleep lightly, take a nap, catnap, rest, take a siesta, drowse
informal snooze, snatch forty winks, drop off, nod off, get some shut-eye
British informal kip, have a kip, zizz, get some zizz
North American informal catch a few Zs, catch some few Zs
literary slumber

noun

1‘she'd been awake all night and was looking forward to taking a nap’

SYNONYMS
sleep, light sleep, catnap, siesta, doze, lie-down, rest
informal snooze, forty winks, shut-eye
British informal kip, zizz
literary slumber

Synonyms of nap in English

: nap1nap2

nap2


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noun

1‘use a wire brush to raise the nap of the suede’

SYNONYMS
pile, fibres, threads, weave, shag, texture, feel, surface, grain

Phrases

    catch someone napping


    SYNONYMS

    catch off guard, catch unawares, take by surprise, surprise, catch in an unguarded moment, catch out, find unprepared

    informal

    catch someone with their pants down, catch someone with their trousers down

    British informal

    catch on the hop