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shuteye

[shuht-ahy] /ˈʃʌtˌaɪ/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; shut + eye
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  • Another factor scientists are focusing on is shuteye.
  • It was going on midnight, and he was eager to get home and catch some shuteye after his team's first win.
  • But the snoozers had much lower blood pressure on average after getting some shuteye.
British Dictionary definitions for shuteye

shuteye

/ˈʃʌtˌaɪ/
noun
1.
an informal term for sleep
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