shuteye

(redirected from a little 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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This hands-on approach is indicative of the firm's commitment to the highest level of service in property management - even at the expense of a little shut-eye. "The calluses are just starting to heal," Cavanaugh says, laughing.