not sleep a wink

Definition of not sleep a wink

  1. :  to not sleep at all I didn't sleep a wink last night.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  a state resembling sleep: such as

    :  a state of torpid inactivity

  1. :  to rest in a state of sleep

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

    :  to be slumbering in

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

    :  to close and open the eyelids quickly

    :  to gleam or flash intermittently :  twinkle

  1. :  a brief period of sleep :  nap

    :  a hint or sign given by winking

    :  an act of winking


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up not sleep a wink? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a lively discussion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!