To nap is to sleep for a short period of time. When you nap, you usually sleep for a few hours, but you can sometimes nap for a whole day.

  • I took a nap after lunch to recover from the day's activities.

  • She napped for two hours after she got home from work.

Definition of napped


(of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing


brushed, fleecy

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Example Sentences for napped

  • 1

    The power nap is thought to maximize the benefits of sleep versus time.

  • 2

    It should not be confused with the nap of the cloth.

  • 3

    After the raising process, the nap is uneven.

  • 4

    Baize is available with and without a perceptible nap.

  • 5

    She loves the idea and chooses to nap.

  • 6

    Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree.

  • 7

    Flannelette is a light, napped cotton the texture of flannel.

  • 8

    The kitten sat on my lap and took a nap.

  • 9

    The hammock on the cabin's roofed porch was a coveted napping spot.

  • 10

    The nap I took was the most interest part of the game.