sack out

(redirected from in the sack)

sack out

to go to bed or go to sleep. It's time for me to sack out. Let's sack out early tonight.
See also: out, sack

sack out

to go to sleep You can bring your sleeping bags and sack out on the living room floor.
See also: out, sack

sack out

Go to sleep, go to bed, as in We sacked out about midnight. This slangy idiom is a verbal use of the noun sack, slang for "bed" since about 1940; it alludes to a sleeping bag and appears in such similar phrases as in the sack, in bed, and sack time, bedtime.
See also: out, sack

sack out

v. Slang
To sleep or go to sleep: After a long day at work, I sacked out on the couch.
See also: out, sack

sack out

in. to go to bed or go to sleep. (see also sacked out.) It’s time for me to sack out.
See also: out, sack
References in classic literature ?
The whole struggled in the sack, to the great consternation of the crowd, which increased and was renewed incessantly around it.
She must be one of the racers in the sacks, who had set off before we came.
However, despite the recent flurry of activity on the market, which has seen Moyes, McClaren, Sir Bobby Robson and Sturrock all backed to go first, Manchester City's Kevin Keegan remains favourite in the sack race.