shuteye

(redirected from a bit of shut-eye)

catch some shuteye

To sleep. Hey, it's late, we should probably try to catch some shuteye so we're not exhausted tomorrow. A: "Where's Sara?" B: "Catching some shuteye. I'm not supposed to wake her up for another half hour."
See also: catch, shuteye

shuteye

slang Sleep. Why don't you try to catch a few hours of shuteye before we leave for the airport? I'm sorry for being so irritable. I think I just need to get a little shuteye.

get some shuteye

slang To sleep. Hey, it's late, we should probably try to get some shuteye so we're not exhausted tomorrow. A: "Where's Sara?" B: "Getting some shuteye. I'm not supposed to wake her up for another half hour."
See also: get, shuteye
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Kenny Smith, a former chairmanoftheInvernessRossCounty Supporters' Club, said: "We will grab a bit of shut-eye and then head down to watch the boys.
But the Friday 13th stroke of bad luck didn't stop six-week-old baby Lydia from getting a bit of shut-eye while her unnamed mum and two friends, who were also stuck, raised the alarm.