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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Short sleep during the day.

Usage examples (37)
  • And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winter's nap, When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from the bed to see...
  • There wasn't time for a nap
  • Ah, rereading your reply from yesterday, I can assure you that what you call a nap is the beginning state of rest.
  • I picture you and I having our 5 min nap after dinner. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The woodpecker's "knap" ( sharp rap or strike) nipped my "nap" (short sleep) just as spray from the "nappe" (water overflow of a dam) hit my "nape" (back part of the neck).
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