catch some Z's

verb
be asleep
Syn: ↑sleep, ↑kip, ↑slumber, ↑log Z's
Ant: ↑wake (for: ↑sleep)
See Also: ↑sleep in (for: ↑sleep), ↑sleep late (for: ↑sleep), ↑sleep out (for: ↑sleep)
Derivationally related forms: ↑slumber (for: ↑slumber), ↑slumberer (for: ↑slumber), ↑kip (for: ↑kip), ↑sleep (for: ↑sleep), ↑sleeper (for: ↑sleep), ↑sleeping (for: ↑sleep)
Hypernyms: ↑rest
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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catch/​get some z’s mainly american informal phrase
to sleep
Thesaurus: to sleep, or to go to sleepsynonym sleephyponym
Main entry: z

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • catch some z's — If you catch some z s, you get some sleep …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • catch some Zs — catch some (or a few) Zs informal get some sleep I ll go back to the hotel and catch some Zs …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch some z's — catch/cop/get some z s American, informal to sleep. All I want to do is go home and catch some z s …   New idioms dictionary

  • catch some z's — Noun. Get some sleep. Pronounced catch some zeds. Original U.S. version is pronounced catch some Zees …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • catch some Z’s — AND cop some Z’s; cut some Z’s tv. to get some sleep. □ I gotta catch some Z’s before I drop. □ Why don’t you stop a little bit and try to cop some Z’s? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • catch some z's — sleep, get some rest, crash    Do you mind if I catch some z s on your couch? I m sleepy …   English idioms

  • catch some Z's — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To take a nap, to go to sleep. (Because of the z sound resembling snoring.) * /I want to hit the sack and catch some Z s./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • catch some Z's — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To take a nap, to go to sleep. (Because of the z sound resembling snoring.) * /I want to hit the sack and catch some Z s./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • catch some z's — vp To sleep. I need to catch some Z s before I go on my trip. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • catch\ some\ Z's — v. phr. slang informal To take a nap, to go to sleep. (Because of the z sound resembling snoring.) I want to hit the sack and catch some Z s …   Словарь американских идиом

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