sack time

sack time

1. slang Bedtime. ("Sack" is a colloquial term for "bed.") OK, kids, sack time—everyone up the stairs and into your pajamas!
2. slang Time spent asleep in bed. I get up with the kids on the weekends to give my wife a bit of extra sack time.
See also: sack, time

sack time

1. n. a period of time spent in bed. I need more sack time than most people.
2. n. time to go to bed. Okay, gang, it’s sack time. Go home so I can get some sleep!
See also: sack, time
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-- Insufficient sleep is a serious problem in the U.S., with one in three adults failing to get adequate sack time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rather than drive back to Cornwall after my appointment, I decided to grab some sack time at the lower East Side apartment of my youngest daughter, Kafi.
Plot does, however, develop some interesting angles when Kopas picks up an escort girl (Melanie Laurent) and the two spend some serious sack time together.
Asked to say how much they looked forward to any of 17 activities--ranging from sleeping to completing tax forms--71 percent said they relished the thought of extra sack time. Forty percent said they looked forward "a lot" to attending church services, which was the fourth most appealing activity.
For more restful sack time, researchers suggest that you
Now Gramps likes to see himself on the silver screen as much as the next guy, but was this mission really necessary considering how long this crew had been operating without any real sack time? Of course, no aviator wants to get stuck with the "non-hacker" label, but these guys proved once again that there's no such thing as an easy hop.
You turn the MODE switch all the way clockwise to the end position and head for some serious sack time.
NEW YORK -- Sleep deprivation is a serious problem in the United States with, at least one in three adults not getting the recommended amount of sack time necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle, according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Erik himself has some simmering anger issues, and Jill is starting to fret about hubby's lack of interest in sack time.
According to researchers at three major universities, logging less than eight hours of sack time every night can lead to increased levels of ghrelin - no we're not making this up; it's a hormone that stimulates the appetite - and can lower levels of leptin, which suppresses hunger.
But when Winston, whose well-spoken manner and med-school ambitions cast some suspicion on his seemingly penniless condition, suddenly gets an assistant chef job that will seriously cut into further sack time, the miffed Stella -- along with the movie -- abruptly returns to San Francisco, where she not only gets no end of lip from her two sisters, brassy ambulance driver Vanessa (Regina King) and the pregnant, more decorous Angela (Suzzanne Douglas), about her affair, but amazingly finds herself squeezed out of her job.