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American English: /kɪp/
British English: /kɪp/

Translation of kip in Spanish:


  • (British English) [colloquial] (sleep) (no plural) to have a kip
    echarse un sueño or una siestecita or siestita [colloquial]
    apolillar un rato (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    let me get some kip
    déjame dormir un rato
    Example sentences
    • 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 -pp-

  • to kip down
    acostarse a dormir
    Example sentences
    • I was back from Germany for a few weeks and was kipping for a couple of nights on the sofa in the place that my ex-housemates were now sharing with my ex-girlfriend (we're still friendly so it wasn't a problem).
    • Now at this stage I was all for kipping on the floor of the family room, rather than leave my poor, unprotected wife in the hands of evil maternity ward goons.
    • In Japanese style, we just piled into the room and kipped on the floor, no beds, no mats, no nothing.

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