Nap

Noun

  • (Britain) A type of bet in British horse racing, based on the experts' best tips
  • A bid to take five tricks in the card game Napoleon.
  • A short period of sleep, especially one during the day
  • A soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather.
  • (uncountable, card games) A card game in which players take tricks; properly Napoleon

Verb

  • to be off one's guard

    "The regulators were caught napping by the financial collapse."

  • (obsolete) to grab; to nab
  • to have a nap; to sleep for a short period of time, especially during the day
  • to form or raise a soft or fuzzy surface on (fabric or leather)
  • (cooking) To cover (something) with a sauce (usually in passive)

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