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beauty sleep

noun, Informal.
1.
sleep before midnight, assumed to be necessary for one's beauty.
2.
any extra sleep.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for beauty-sleep

beauty sleep

noun
1.
(informal) sleep, esp sleep before midnight
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Slang definitions & phrases for beauty-sleep

beauty sleep

noun

Sleep required to feel refreshed: Not tonight, honey. I need my beauty sleep


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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