1. informal term for sleep
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How To Use shut-eye In A Sentence

  • Brother-in-law, by now, had already slipped out, so I had a little shut-eye myself, waking to find my beloved still kipping.
  • Hain's officials insisted he heard everything but didn't actually deny that he was catching some quick shut-eye.
  • However, I took it as an opportunity to catch a little shut-eye. Hollye Harrington Jacobs: Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped
  • So I'm down one hour's worth of shut-eye and I'm mighty cranky.
  • The damn earache has been waking me up as soon as I can get shut-eye, so that only exacerbates the problem. Some Kind Of Update « The Graveyard
  • Unfortunately, it's been more of the latter lately, so watch out for the signs that you need more shut-eye.
  • It's time we open our eyes to the benefits of getting enough shut-eye.
  • At five-thirty, he said casually: `Well, guys, I've got to cut out and get some shut-eye. THE OUTSIDER
  • Struggled into work and spent the entire day trying not to fall asleep at my desk (I managed to get some shut-eye in the loos though - feigning a dicky tummy and doing my best to look pale, which wasn't too difficult).
  • A pang of sadness twisted in my gut and I told it to shut the hell up, ambling back to my bedroom to try to catch a few more hours of shut-eye. Brush of Darkness
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