sack out

sack out
intransitive verb Etymology: 1sack Date: 1946 to go to bed ; go to sleep

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sack out — verb prepare for sleep I usually turn in at midnight He goes to bed at the crack of dawn • Syn: ↑go to bed, ↑turn in, ↑bed, ↑crawl in, ↑kip down, ↑hit the hay, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sack out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms sack out : present tense I/you/we/they sack out he/she/it sacks out present participle sacking out past tense sacked out past participle sacked out mainly American spoken to go to sleep …   English dictionary

  • sack out — in. to go to bed or go to sleep. (See also sacked out.) □ It’s time for me to sack out. □ Let’s sack out early tonight …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • sack out — to go to sleep. You can bring your sleeping bags and sack out on the living room floor. Etymology: based on the similarity between a sack and a sleeping bag …   New idioms dictionary

  • sack out — sleep, catch some z s, crash    If you bring your sleeping bag, you can sack out on the floor …   English idioms

  • sack out — vb American to go to bed, (lie down and) sleep. A col loquialism based on the long established use of sack to mean bed. sack time n a. bed time. An armed forces and prison usage, carried over into civilian colloquialism. ► Lift that weight drag… …   Contemporary slang

  • sack out — N. Amer. informal go to sleep or bed. → sack …   English new terms dictionary

  • sack out — verb To fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion. The kids sacked out in the back seat before we made it home …   Wiktionary

  • sack out — v To sleep. Peeby sacked out over at Frieda s last night. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • sack out — sleep, snooze (inf.). See repose …   English dictionary for students

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