shuteye

(redirected from a little shuteye)

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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The officer, 26, was out on an operation but, after finishing his inquiries, he seemed to settle down for a little shuteye as he waited for colleagues to arrive.