Associations to the word «Nap»


NAP, noun. A short period of sleep, especially one during the day
NAP, verb. To have a nap; to sleep for a short period of time, especially during the day
NAP, verb. To be off one's guard
NAP, noun. A soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather.
NAP, verb. To form or raise a soft or fuzzy surface on (fabric or leather)
NAP, noun. (British) A type of bet in British horse racing, based on the experts' best tips
NAP, noun. (uncountable) (card games) A card game in which players take tricks; properly Napoleon
NAP, noun. A bid to take five tricks in the card game Napoleon.
NAP, verb. (obsolete) to grab; to nab
NAP, verb. (cooking) To cover (something) with a sauce (usually in passive)
NAP, noun. (abbreviation) non-aggression principle
NAP SACK, noun. Misspelling of knapsack.

Dictionary definition

NAP, noun. A period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap".
NAP, noun. A soft or fuzzy surface texture.
NAP, noun. The yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction".
NAP, noun. Sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed).
NAP, noun. A card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes.
NAP, verb. Take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza