catnap catnap  /ˈkæt ˌnæp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
  2. (v) take a siesta

Usage(s):

  1. That's one of the main reasons the Davy report believes that the Celtic Tiger will take a catnap.
  2. There the President took a catnap.
  3. After their long political catnap, the Conservatives were at last thoroughly awake, worked harder than Labor to get out the vote.

News

  1. Demi Lovato Knows How to Live the Life

    (Twitter) When it comes to R&R, it looks like Demi Lovato knows how to do it up right. The "Heart Attack" singer posted this very cozy black-and-white snap on Twitter. In it, she's looking all sorts of comfortable as she catches a quick catnap and gets pampered with a manicure. "Just took an hour nap and woke up with THE BEST nails!!!! Hahaha," the songstress captioned the pic. Lovato then later ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  2. Demi Lovato Naps While Getting a Manicure, Tweets Pic

    Sometimes, a mani and a catnap is just what a girl needs. Demi Lovato tweeted a photo of herself Sunday catching some last minute zzz's—while getting her nails...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: E! Online

Quotes

  1. Dr. Simonyi responded, "Yes, I do ...... The strangest one was during a catnap on the second day. I was dreaming of filling out some experiment forms on the ground. When Oleg [Soyuz TMA-10 commander] woke me up, I found myself in a spacecraft-the...
    on May 1, 2007 By: Charles Simonyi Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "I'm taking a little catnap. I went out last night, so I'm paying for it, but I had to," said Storm C Ashley Robinson.
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Ashley Robinson Source: Seattle Times (blog)

  3. "I was giving him a bad time about taking a catnap on the bus, even though it's a 40-minute ride and a lot of guys sleep," Mills said.
    on Apr 6, 2005 By: Brad Mills Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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