Synonyms of nap


1. sleep, nap, time period, period of time, period

usage: a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"

2. nap, texture

usage: a soft or fuzzy surface texture

3. pile, nap, thread, yarn

usage: the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"

4. nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze, sleeping

usage: sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

5. Napoleon, nap, card game, cards

usage: a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes


1. nap, catnap, catch a wink, sleep, kip, slumber, log Z's, catch some Z's

usage: take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"

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Definition and meaning of nap (Dictionary)