Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A period of regular restful sleep, especially when attained by going to bed early.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun idiomatic Extra sleep or a special nap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun sleep before midnight

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the belief that such sleep helps preserve an attractive and youthful appearance.]

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.