forty winks

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of forty winks

  1. :  a short sleep :  nap

1828

First Known Use of forty winks

1828


FORTY WINKS Defined for English Language Learners

forty winks

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of forty winks for English Language Learners

  • : a short sleep : a brief nap


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