not get a wink of sleep

Definition of not get a wink of sleep

:to not sleep at all
  • I didn't get a wink of sleep last night.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

wink play
  1. : to shut one eye briefly as a signal or in teasing

  2. : to close and open the eyelids quickly

  3. : to avoid seeing or noting something

  1. : a brief period of sleep : nap

  2. : a hint or sign given by winking

  3. : an act of winking

sleep play
  1. : the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored — compare REM sleep, slow-wave sleep

  2. : a state resembling sleep: such as

  3. : a state of torpid inactivity

  1. : to rest in a state of sleep

  2. : to be in a state (as of quiescence or death) resembling sleep

  3. : to have sexual relations


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