[ UK /nˈæpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈnæpɪŋ/ ]
  1. not prepared or vigilant
    caught in an off-guard moment
    found him off his guard
    the blow caught him napping
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How To Use napping In A Sentence

  • Lost in nostalgic souvenirs I ambled past les belles, snapping a few more photos along the way. Kindness of strangers
  • Moray eels, garfish and trumpetfish were roaming and snapping at a plethora of potential prey.
  • All three impulsively committed a felonious act that lead to their incarceration, i.e., attempted murder and kidnapping, attempted murder, and murder.
  • It is snapping and whirring, emitting a high-pitched tome like the mewling of a cat. Death's Noisy Herald
  • Once the victim's mind had "snapped" into cult mode, the unsnapping requires a massive assault on the victim's mind to untangle the coded messages injected into it by the sinister forces of the cult leader. Warren Adler: Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Brave Movie
  • Maru smiled slightly, unsnapping the flap of her bag and starting to dig through all of the random objects.
  • The threat to foreign contractors has escalated in the past month following a series of kidnappings and murders.
  • AND THE RULES, THEY ARE A CHAAAAAANGIN': You'll love this bit emphasis towel-snappingly added: It's still "Senator Franken" to you.
  • Rather, Robertson, skulking ahead, has now downgraded his earlier call to murder and mayhem to mere kidnapping.
  • Both were convicted of indecently assaulting one victim, two charges of kidnapping, one of attempted kidnapping and three of false imprisonment.
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