Definitions

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  • noun A nap or sleep.
  • verb to have a nap

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  • noun a nap
  • noun a buzzing or whizzing sound

Etymologies

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Imitative.

Examples

  • Baroness Thatcher survived by taking 20-minute catnaps - a 'zizz', she called it - in the day and catching up on sleep at weekends at Chequers.

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  • Baroness Thatcher survived by taking 20-minute catnaps - a 'zizz', she called it - in the day and catching up on sleep at weekends at Chequers.

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  • “Sorry, Ma,” I said when I saw the fracture zizz across her face.

    Angry Young Man

  • That electrical energy—what I call the z-thing—is the zizz, the zam.

    Soul Trapper

  • “Sorry, Ma,” I said when I saw the fracture zizz across her face.

    Angry Young Man

  • That electrical energy—what I call the z-thing—is the zizz, the zam.

    Soul Trapper

  • “Sorry, Ma,” I said when I saw the fracture zizz across her face.

    Angry Young Man

  • The zizz from him melded with the buzz from the cocktail in a most remarkable way.

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • He touched my exposed wrist, sending a zizz through me.

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • She smelled marvelous, like the scent released by lemon verbena in a spring shower, and I got a comforting zizz from her.

    Haunted Honeymoon

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  • Maggie shut down Her Majesty's biz,

    Refusing all contact, even Queen Liz.

    The rest was a must

    Or the iron might rust.

    The Lady required an afternoon zizz.

    May 15, 2014