Definitions for napnæp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nap
a period of time spent sleeping
"he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
a soft or fuzzy surface texture
the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
"for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"
nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze(noun)
sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
nap, catnap, catch a wink(verb)
take a siesta
"She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as, to be caught napping. Wyclif.
Origin: [OE. nappen, AS. hnppian to take a nap, to slumber; cf. AS. hnipian to bend one's self, Icel. hnipna, hnpa, to droop.]
to have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze
to be in a careless, secure state
a short sleep; a doze; a siesta
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
the loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet
to raise, or put, a nap on
Origin: [OE. noppe, AS. hnoppa; akin to D. nop, Dan. noppe, LG. nobbe.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Rather than a nap by necessity, this is a nap by choice.
I don't generally feel anything until noon then it's time for my nap.
I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.
I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time.
In Northern European countries it's usually a forced nap. You've been pushed to have a nap.
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Translations for nap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- becainaCatalan, Valencian
- υπνάκος, χνούδι, ελαφροκοιμάμαιGreek
- hacer siesta, dormitar, siestaSpanish
- torkut, tirsat, nokkaunet, nokosetFinnish
- faire un somme, somme, sieste, faire une siesteFrench
- bruth, caitínIrish
- dèan dùsal, norrag, dùsalScottish Gaelic
- pennichella, pisolino, pelucco, fare un sonnellino, fare un pisolino, napoleone, sonnellinoItalian
- თვლემა, რული, ხანმოკლე ძილიGeorgian
- kerehunga, tawheMāori
- dutje, een dutje doenDutch
- drzemać, drzemkaPolish
- soneca, sestaPortuguese
- somnuleț, somnișor, dormita, pui de somnRomanian
- лёгкий сон, ворс, наполеон, дремать, пушок, подремать, вздремнутьRussian
- tupplur, ta en tupplurSwedish
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