Translation of kip in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kɪp/


  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (sleep) (no plural/sin plural) to have a kip echarse un sueño or una siestecita or siestita [colloquial/familiar], apolillar un rato (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] let me get some kip déjame dormir un rato
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    • Though you've still been on the road for four or five hours to reach the ferry port, your time clock says you are ready for some kip, so you sleep like a baby, arriving before France really wakes up, refreshed and prepared for a long drive.
    • That's one way to get some kip on the plane, leave your child in an airport.
    • Lo and behold out of the surf popped a little critter, and he proceeded to waddle up the beach and then up the banking for a bit of kip.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

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