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nap hand

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Definition of nap hand in English:

noun

informal
A series of five winning points, victories, etc. in a game or sport.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, Cleckheaton's bid for a nap hand of victories in the same division will be severely tested at New Brighton.
  • He completed a nap hand of gold medals with his performance in the butterfly event, and admits: ‘I haven't stopped grinning.’
  • Five successive wins have lifted the Bees up to fourth in the table, and they achieved their nap hand with an 11-try thrashing of Dudley Kingswinford.

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