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

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Ovid

The Italians and Spanish, the Chinese and Vietnamese see food as part of a larger, more essential and pleasurable part of daily life. Not as an experience to be collected or bragged about - or as a ritual like filling up a car - but as something else that gives pleasure, like sex or music, or a good nap in the afternoon.
Anthony Bourdain
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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