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napping definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard" [syn: napping, off-guard, off guard, off one's guard, off his guard, off her guard, off your guard]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nap Nap, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Napped; p. pr. & vb. n. Napping.] [OE. nappen, AS. hn[ae]ppian to take a nap, to slumber; cf. AS. hnipian to bend one's self, Icel. hnipna, hn[=i]pa, to droop.] 1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze. --Chaucer. 2. To be in a careless, secure state. --Wyclif. I took thee napping, unprepared. --Hudibras.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Napping Nap"ping, n. 1. The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth. 2. (Hat Making) A sheet of partially felted fur before it is united to the hat body. --Knight.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

To take any one napping; i.e. to come upon him unexpectedly, to find him asleep: as, He caught him napping, as Morse caught his mare.

Moby Thesaurus

a stranger to, absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, anesthetized, asleep, bemused, blind to, castle-building, cataleptic, caught napping, comatose, daydreaming, daydreamy, dead to, deaf to, doped, dozy, dreaming, dreamy, drowsing, drowsy, drugged, drugged with sleep, ecstatic, elsewhere, engrossed, faraway, goofing off, half asleep, half-awake, heavy, heavy with sleep, heavy-eyed, impercipient, in a reverie, in a stupor, in ignorance of, in the clouds, incautious, incognizant, insensible, insensible to, languid, lethargic, lost, lost in thought, meditative, mindless, mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, narcoleptic, narcose, narcotized, narcous, nodding, nonconceiving, not with it, oblivious, off-guard, oscitant, out of it, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, sedated, sleep-drowned, sleep-drunk, sleep-filled, sleep-swollen, sleepful, sleeping, sleepy, slumberous, slumbery, snoozy, somewhere else, somnolent, soporific, stargazing, stretchy, stuporose, stuporous, taken up, transported, unalert, unaware, unaware of, uncautious, unconscious, unconscious of, unguarded, unhearing, uninsightful, unknowing, unmindful, unmindful of, unperceiving, unprehensive, unprepared, unready, unrealizing, unseeing, unsuspecting, unvigilant, unwary, unwatchful, unwitting, witless, woolgathering, wrapped in thought, yawning, yawny



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