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catch a snooze

To sleep or take a nap, especially of a short duration. I prefer getting the bus to work in the morning rather than driving, because it gives me a chance to catch a snooze on the way.
See also: catch, snooze

snoozefest

1. Some event or situation in which people spend a lot of time sleeping. My son is having some friends over for the night. They're always really rowdy until the early hours, but then it's usually a snoozefest the whole next day.
2. Some event or situation that causes one to fall asleep because it is so boring or unstimulating. This director's work is usually really interesting, but I found his latest film to be a total snoozefest.

you snooze, you lose

If you wait too long to do something, that opportunity might become unavailable. The phrase can be used as a warning for events to come, or to describe past things that one has already missed. Come on, we have to get to the bakery early, before all the donuts are sold out! You snooze, you lose! A: "Aw man, I can't believe I missed the chance to meet my favorite author." B: "Well, you snooze, you lose."
See also: lose

you snooze, you lose

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say you snooze, you lose to mean that if you do not pay attention, you will miss a good opportunity. Do your shopping now while there are good deals: remember, you snooze, you lose.
See also: lose

snooze

(snuz)
1. in. to sleep; to take a little nap. I snoozed a little bit before the party.
2. n. a little nap. Why not go up and take a little snooze?
3. n. something that is boring enough to put someone to sleep. The play was a snooze. I left before it was over.
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If you're like her, read on as this bad habit, which we will call chronic snoozing, or the habit of always hitting the snooze button just to get a few more minutes of sleep, is not doing you any good.
The best way is to avoid sleep inertia is to ensure you get complete rest (sleep cycle) and never hit the snooze button as you wake up.
Facebook already has a few features that allow users to control what they see on their feeds, but (https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2017/12/news-feed-fyi-snooze/) Friday the company announced a brand new one called "Snooze."
The Snooze feature lets users avoid unfriending anyone or unfollowing any groups, but gives all the benefits of that action.
Glasgow-born Darius, 23, started to snooze as soon as model Jacqui hit the sunbed.
In the large-scale Lehre (Doctrine), 1999, a paunchy wrestler snoozes on the floor.
She snoozes away as a medical team led by expert Larry Vogelnest, right, carries out a series of tests on the 23-year-old Western Lowland gorilla at Taronga Zoo in Sydney yesterday.
The Snoozester Sleepyhead Index ranks areas within the United States based on how likely their residents are to hit the snooze button.
The index ranks all fifty states based on how often their residents choose to hit the snooze button and sleep for a few more minutes instead of getting up immediately.