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Noun: catnap  'kat,nap
  1. Sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    - nap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze
Verb: catnap (catnapped,catnapping)  'kat,nap
  1. Take a siesta
    "She catnaps everyday after lunch for an hour";
    - nap, catch a wink

Derived forms: catnapped, catnapping, catnaps

Type of: catch some Z's, kip [Brit], log Z's, sleep, sleeping, slumber

Encyclopedia: Catnap