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1. nap

noun. ['ˈnæp'] sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed).

Synonyms

  • snooze
  • siesta
  • zizz
  • sleeping
  • short sleep
  • cat sleep
  • forty winks

Antonyms

  • erect
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)

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Rhymes with Nap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • slap
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp
  • sapp

Sentences with nap


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Schnoodles can also thrive as lap dogs that nap frequently and go for daily walks in the neighborhood.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This will restore the nap of the couch and will help blend the areas you spot cleaned.

3. Adjective
One dog might lie down for a nap only to have the other sit down on her.

4. Verb, base form
_Does your pet like to nap in strange places?

Quotes about nap


1. With great power... comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.
- Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

2. Homework is not an option. My bed is sending out serious nap rays. I can't help myself. The fluffy pillows and warm comforter are more powerful than I am. I have no choice but to snuggle under the covers.
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

3. Sleep would be so welcome. A warm blanket of black to erase everything else. Sleep without dreams. I've heard people talk about the sleep of the dead. Is that what death would feel like? The nicest, warmest, heaviest never-ending nap? If that's what it's like, I wouldn't mind. If that's what dying is like, I wouldn't mind that at all.
- Gayle Forman, If I Stay

2. nap

noun. ['ˈnæp'] a soft or fuzzy surface texture.

Antonyms

  • middle

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)

3. nap

noun. ['ˈnæp'] a period of time spent sleeping.

Synonyms

  • beauty sleep
  • sleep
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • disarrange
  • smoothness
  • fine

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)

4. nap

verb. ['ˈnæp'] take a siesta.

Synonyms

  • catnap
  • sleep
  • snooze
  • slumber
  • catch some Z's
  • drowse
  • log Z's
  • catch a wink
  • doze

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • coarse
  • reawaken
  • wake up

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)

5. nap

noun. ['ˈnæp'] a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes.

Synonyms

  • Napoleon
  • cards

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • aestivate
  • be active

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)

6. nap

noun. ['ˈnæp'] the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave.

Synonyms

  • pile
  • yarn

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • nappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hnappian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • napper (French)
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