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Princeton's WordNet

  1. napping, off-guard(a), off guard(p), off one's guard(p), off his guard, off her guard, off your guardadjective

    not prepared or vigilant

    "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"


  1. Nappingnoun

    The act or process of having a short sleep; as, napping is a common occupation for cats.


  1. nappingnoun

    The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth.


  1. napping

    Napping is the act of taking a short period of sleep, typically during daytime hours as a means to rest or recharge. This often ranges from a few minutes to a couple of hours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Napping

    of Nap

  2. Nappingnoun

    the act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth

  3. Nappingnoun

    a sheet of partially felted fur before it is united to the hat body

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of napping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of napping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of napping in a Sentence

  1. Rita Rudner:

    My mother buried three husbands ... and two of them were only napping.

  2. Rebecca Robbins:

    If you're lucky enough to have an office, shut the door and just don't tell anyone you're napping! i can't tell you how many executives have shown me their sleeping bags under their desks.

  3. Raj Dasgupta:

    A refreshing power nap that's 15 to 20 minutes around noon to 2 p.m. is 100 % the way to go if you're sleep deprived, if you have chronic insomnia we don't encourage napping because it takes away the drive to sleep at night.

  4. Francesco Cappuccio:

    [Regular] napping is associated with increased risk of disease.

  5. Natalie Dautovich:

    At one time we thought naps were bad for sleep and bad for us, i think we're starting to understand [napping is] a much more complex phenomenon.

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