Definition of catnap in English:

catnap

Line breaks: cat¦nap
Pronunciation: /ˈkatnap
 
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noun

  • A short sleep during the day.
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    • I plan to have a short catnap (ten minutes tops) on the sofa before jogging down the road to class.
    • After a short catnap while the vessel eased through the locks of the Welland Canal, it would be time to clean out the ship.
    • Although billed as the ultimate exercise in sleep deprivation, shattered competitors have been allowed occasional catnaps agreed by the producers.

verb (catnaps, catnapping, catnapped)

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  • Have a catnap: Carradine catnapped in a hammock between two chairs
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    • You'd better add power relaxing: catnapping through phone holds, deep breathing during tv commercials and meditating in checkout queues.
    • And I'm very good at catnapping - I've been like that since I was a wee boy.
    • By day we took to residing not by our pool, but in it - eating, drinking, reading, catnapping and occasionally even swimming, under siege from the July sun.

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