cop some Zs
cop 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 cop some Z's at the gate. Jeff's upstairs copping some Z's. It's been a hard week for him.
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