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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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