- verbprepare for sleep-
I usually turn in at midnight-
He goes to bed at the crack of dawn• Syn:↑go to bed, ↑turn in, ↑bed, ↑crawl in, ↑kip down, ↑hit the hay, ↑hit the sack, ↑go to sleep, ↑retire• Verb Frames:-
* * *intransitive verbslang : to go to sleep
* * *ˌsack ˈout [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sack out he/she/it sacks out present participle sacking out past tense sacked out past participle sacked out] mainly american spoken phrasal verbto go to sleepMain entry: sack
* * *sack out [phrasal verb]US informal : to lie down for sleep
I went upstairs to sack out.
He sacked out on the living room couch.◇ A person who is sacked out is sleeping.
He was sacked out on the living room couch.• • •Main Entry: ↑sack
* * *ˌsack ˈout derived
We watched a DVD and sacked out on the couch.Main entry: ↑sackderived
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sack out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms sack out : present tense I/you/we/they sack out he/she/it sacks out present participle sacking out past tense sacked out past participle sacked out mainly American spoken to go to sleep … English dictionary
sack out — in. to go to bed or go to sleep. (See also sacked out.) □ It’s time for me to sack out. □ Let’s sack out early tonight … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
sack out — to go to sleep. You can bring your sleeping bags and sack out on the living room floor. Etymology: based on the similarity between a sack and a sleeping bag … New idioms dictionary
sack out — sleep, catch some z s, crash If you bring your sleeping bag, you can sack out on the floor … English idioms
sack out — vb American to go to bed, (lie down and) sleep. A col loquialism based on the long established use of sack to mean bed. sack time n a. bed time. An armed forces and prison usage, carried over into civilian colloquialism. ► Lift that weight drag… … Contemporary slang
sack out — N. Amer. informal go to sleep or bed. → sack … English new terms dictionary
sack out — verb To fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion. The kids sacked out in the back seat before we made it home … Wiktionary
sack out — v To sleep. Peeby sacked out over at Frieda s last night. 1960s … Historical dictionary of American slang
sack out — intransitive verb Etymology: 1sack Date: 1946 to go to bed ; go to sleep … New Collegiate Dictionary
sack out — sleep, snooze (inf.). See repose … English dictionary for students