English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'siesta'

(noun) 
Definition
an afternoon nap, taken in hot countries
Many cultures have a siesta during the hottest part of the day.
Synonyms
nap
I think I'll take a little nap for an hour or so.
,
rest
Go home and have a rest.
,
sleep
Try and get some sleep.
,
doze
After lunch I had a doze.
,
kip (British, slang)
,
snooze (informal)
The bird is enjoying a snooze.
, ,
forty winks (informal)
,
zizz (British, informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of catnap
Definition
a short sleep or doze
Synonyms
nap,
kip (British, slang),
forty winks (informal)
in the sense of doze
Definition
a short sleep
After lunch I had a doze.
Synonyms
nap,
kip (British, slang),
snooze (informal),
little sleep,
forty winks (informal),
shuteye (slang),
zizz (British, informal)
in the sense of rest
Definition
a period of inactivity
Go home and have a rest.
Synonyms
snooze (informal),
nap,
kip (British, slang),
forty winks (informal),
zizz (British, informal)

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