cut some Z's

cut some Z's

To get some sleep. In illustrations such as comics, three (or more) Z's are often used to represent sleep or snoring. We've got a pretty long layover before our next flight, so I'm going to try to cut some Z's at the gate. Jeff's upstairs cutting some Z's. It's been a hard week for him.
See also: cut

cut some Zs

verb
See also: cut, zs