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shut–eye

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shut–eye

  1. a natural periodic loss of consciousness during which the body restores itself <I can usually get some extra shut-eye on the weekends> Synonyms bed, catnapping, dozing, napping, repose, rest, resting, shut-eye, slumber, slumbering, snoozing, z's (or zs)Related Words catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, nap, siesta, snooze, wink; oversleeping; dreaming, rapid eye movementNear Antonyms insomnia, sleeplessnessAntonyms consciousness, wake, wakefulness




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