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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of catnap.


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  • The cat had given her a mental nudge that made her say "catnapped," she was sure.


  • And so it was that people chatted or fiddled with their cell phones or even catnapped during the never-ending show, which was held in the sprawling Espace Pierre Cardin, in Paris 'tony 8th district.

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  • Even brushing my teeth in the morning was an effort, and chatting on the phone with clients—forcing my voice to be light and bright—left me so worn out that I sometimes put my head down on my desk and catnapped in the middle of the day.

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  • I had to make him return a kitten he catnapped, because he thought our house was a better home.

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  • I took her to my bed with me, seeking some comfort, and she continued to talk and chatter, preventing me from tumbling into needed darkness behind my lids, until finally, about 7: 40, I turned on the television for her and let her watch an unprecedented run of shows as I catnapped.

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  • She just catnapped for 20 minutes to an hour at a time * all day and all night* for a total of 8 or so hours in a 24-hour cycle.

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  • He never demanded limos, but rather rode the campaign bus like the rest of the staff, catnapped on sofas, ate fast food, pizzas, and hot dogs.


  • "But the real excitement will be when Captain Becker learns he has been catnapped \emdash excuse me, kidnapped."


  • We enjoyed lunch in one of the comedors and catnapped in the sun.

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  • Chessie is kidnapped—er, catnapped—from Dr. Jared Vlast's vet clinic at Hood Station by a grizzled spacer named Carl Poindexter.

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