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kip

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /kɪp/ (-pp-) UK informal us  
to sleep, especially in a place that is not your home: You can have my bed and I'll kip (down) on the sofa.

kip

noun [S or U] uk   /kɪp/ UK informal us  
sleep: I had a quick kip after lunch. I must get some kip.
Translations of “kip”
in Korean 잠…
in Arabic قَيلولة…
in Portuguese sono…
in Catalan becaina…
in Japanese うたた寝…
in Italian dormita…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指並非在自己家中)睡覺,住宿…
in Russian короткий сон…
in Turkish kuş uykusu, kısa uyku…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指并非在自己家中)睡觉,住宿…
in Polish drzemka…
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