shuteye


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shut·eye

 (shŭt′ī′)
n. Slang
Sleep.

shuteye

(ˈʃʌtˌaɪ)
n
an informal term for sleep

shut•eye

(ˈʃʌtˌaɪ)

n.
sleep.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shuteye - informal term for sleep
sleep, slumber - a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"

shuteye

noun
Slang. The natural recurring condition of suspended consciousness by which the body rests:
Idioms: land of Nod, the arms of Morpheus.
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The other is storyteller Ole Shuteye (Niall Ashdown) and his acting troupe who appear on the strike of a match, fresh tale in hand.
6 Sleep and exercise - long work hours and responsibility mean many people get far too little shuteye which is important for memory function and concentration.
The fact Durie - son of Rangers legend Gordon - had to turn to painkiller Tramadol just to get some shuteye on a Saturday night didn't help.
WAKEY, WAKEY Skipper Thomas has struggled to get shuteye
But sleep is a vital driver of every physiological system in the human body, and when we're deprived of shuteye, health and wellbeing can suffer in many ways.
NYT Syndicate Teens sleep less than they used to, sacrificing shuteye to spend more time on their phones and tablets.
Get some shuteye Poor sleep can not only have serious physical effects but can impact memory and thinking, too.
Spend the flight vegging out on movies (there's a brand-new entertainment system accompanying the new large 10-inch touch-screen monitor), or do as I did and get some much-needed shuteye for the flight.
Meanwhile, about 10 to 15 percent of people suffer from chronic insomnia, finding it difficult to get enough shuteye a few nights a week.
STAVE off the minus-eight hours jetlag by sleeping as late as you can the night before flying, then grabbing some shuteye on the plane.
The David Lloyd Club at the Tees Barrage Napercisers will be invited to curl up in one of the beds and indulge in some restorative mid-afternoon shuteye, before continuing on with their day.
Ensuring adequate sleep and practicing good sleep habits should be a health priority, stresses CDC, which also advises employers to consider adjusting work schedules to allow their workers sufficient shuteye, as well as providing them with tools and tips for a healthy sleep.