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catnap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of catnap

  1. a short sleep <a catnap left me refreshed enough to face the rest of the day> Synonyms {h,1}nap, doze, drowse, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, snooze, winkRelated Words repose, rest; slumber; bed




catnap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of catnap

  1. 1 to be in a state of sleep <the children are catnapping, so please be quiet> Synonyms sleep, doze, nap, rest, slumber, snoozeRelated Words drop off, drowse (off), nod off; oversleep, sleep in; dream, hibernateNear Antonyms arise, arouse, awake, rise, wake

  2. 2 to sleep lightly or briefly <catnapped for 10 minutes and then went back to work> Synonyms nap, doze, drowse, kip [British], slumber, snoozeRelated Words relax, repose, rest; couch, lay, lie, roost; lullNear Antonyms arise, arouse, awake, awaken, get up, rise, rouse, uprise, wake (up), waken




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