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Definition of Nap

Nap

  1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
  2. To be in a careless, secure state.
  3. A short sleep; a doze; a siesta.
  4. Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; -- as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth.
  5. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.
  6. To raise, or put, a nap on.
  7. Same as Napoleon, 1, below.

Nap Quotations

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
Barbara Jordan

I wouldn't say I was grumpy. It's more pathological - I have seismic tantrums. I get red in the face and cry at least three times a week, and I have to lie down and have a nap afterwards.
Jenny Eclair

Sleep more at night. If it's allowed at work or home, take a nap in the afternoon. You'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.
Ben Stein

I can get moody sometimes when I wake up after a nap - I'm like a four-year-old.
Ed Westwick

I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
Yogi Berra
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Nap Translations

nap in Dutch is druilen, sluimeren, dutten
nap in German is schlummern, Noppe
nap in Italian is pisolino
nap in Latin is dormio
nap in Portuguese is sesta
nap in Spanish is siesta
nap in Swedish is stalltips, lur, tupplur
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