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See definition of naps on Dictionary.com
  • nounshort, light sleep
  • noungrain of material
  • verbtake a short, light sleep

synonyms for naps

  • break
  • catnap
  • doze
  • interlude
  • intermission
  • nod
  • pause
  • respite
  • rest
  • shuteye
  • siesta
  • snooze
  • spot
  • few z's
  • forty winks
  • microsleep
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    How to use naps in a sentence

    I am not fool enough to put my precious Naps in jeopardy, just when I am so deucedly in want of them, too.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    In fair weather he took his frequent naps on the turf above his master, or he sat on the fallen table-tomb in the sun.
    GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
    In the afternoon after their naps Mother and Father always enjoy a walk back on the farm.
    THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
    It was always sinking forward; and he woke from naps without being sure that he had been asleep.
    THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
    I've had to keep going, and take these poor little pick-me-ups of cat-naps whenever I can get them; but why?
    THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
    They came and went as they pleased, and they would take naps whenever the spirit moved them.
    THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
    That he sat up with his missus most of the night, and pretended to her that he got some nice long naps at the club.
    THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
    None of the tree-squirrels seem to take any unusually long naps in the Winter.
    THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
    The dormouse usually wakes in every twenty-four hours, while the hedgehog's Winter naps are two or three days long.
    THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
    Crocodiles and other tropical animals take very long naps during the hottest weather.
    THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
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