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adjective as in sleeping


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Shockingly, this last couplet made it into the 1953 film version; someone was napping over at MGM.

Somewhere beyond the Wall, networks of British and American and French and West German secret agents had been caught napping.

Anyone who works hours other than the traditional 9-to-5 can reap benefits from napping, too.

They happened at night and in the day, waking or napping, traveling, or working.

But a vacation does not count as a family vacation if dad is napping.

The misguided nobleman was taken napping in a dry ditch, with the George and 200 guineas in his pocket.

This prompted our common sense to return to us, and we remembered that Andrew Lewis was too cool and shrewd to be caught napping.

It is a wicked joy to catch such a scholarly writer as Mackenzie napping.

No, George, Tom Weasel isn't caught napping twice in the same year.

We fished a clean half-quintal; then, late in the day, a rising wind caught us napping in Hell Alley.

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On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to napping, such as: comatose, dormant, catching some zzz's, conked, crashed, and dozing.

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