Synonyms for siesta
- catch forty winks
- drop off
- get some shut-eye
- grab some z's
- nod off
- take a siesta
- take a snooze
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIESTA
"They're going into the Saint's Pool to have a siesta," said Vere.
I'm afraid to speak to the servants—they are making the siesta.
I went to keep her company by her bedside after I had taken my siesta.
Most of our party slept the siesta, and at about four oʼclock we called at the Palace.
We happened to reach it when the prisoners were having a siesta.
Is there no sombra where we can eat our lunch and take a siesta?
What cry was that which startles the seraglio from its siesta?
The habits of the siesta obtained in a modified form at the rancho.
I am somewhat late with my siesta on this hot day, it seems.
As we knew we could easily reach the city by sun-down, we all enjoyed our siesta.
"mid-day nap," 1650s, from Spanish siesta, from Latin sexta (hora) "sixth (hour)," the noon of the Roman day (coming six hours after sunrise), from sexta, fem. of sextus "sixth" (see Sextus).