Definition of drop off in English:

drop off

Fall asleep easily, especially without intending to: struggle as she might, she kept dropping off
More example sentences
  • Help your baby feel safe and secure with plenty of loving attention throughout the day so she can drop off more easily.
  • I turned over, punched the pillow into a new comfort zone, and dropped off just about instantly.
  • Every time he dropped off for a snooze she'd set the doll to screech and stick it near his ear.
Synonyms
fall asleep, go to sleep, get to sleep, doze (off), have a nap, catnap, drowse
informal nod off, go off, drift off, snooze, take forty winks, get some shut-eye, crash out, go out like a light, flake out, conk out
North American informal sack out, zone out
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