What does napping mean?

Definitions for napping

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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 guard(adj)

    not prepared or vigilant

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


  1. Napping(n.)

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


  1. napping(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Napping

    of Nap

  2. Napping(noun)

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

  3. Napping(noun)

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francesco Cappuccio:

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

  2. Rita Rudner:

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

  3. Rita Rudner:

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

  4. Marc Weissbluth:

    Napping past age 2 is very common, there are plenty of 3-year-olds that nap and have no problems at all with night sleep.

  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.

Images & Illustrations of napping

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