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kipverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /kɪp/  us   /kɪp/ (-pp-) UK informal
to ​sleep, ​especially in a ​place that is not ​yourhome: You can have my ​bed and I'll kip (down) on the ​sofa.

kipnoun [S or U]

uk   /kɪp/  us   /kɪp/ UK informal
sleep: I had aquick kip after ​lunch. I must get some kip.
(Definition of kip from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kip”
in Arabic قَيلولة…
in Korean 잠…
in Portuguese sono…
in Catalan becaina…
in Japanese うたた寝…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指并非在自己家中)睡觉,住宿…
in Turkish kuş uykusu, kısa uyku…
in Russian короткий сон…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指並非在自己家中)睡覺,住宿…
in Italian dormita…
in Polish drzemka…
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