To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
- A brief sleep, often during the day.
- To sleep for a brief period, often during the day; doze.
- To be unaware of imminent danger or trouble; be off guard: The civil unrest caught the police napping.
- A soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather.
- To form or raise a soft or fuzzy surface on (fabric or leather).
- To pour or put a sauce or gravy over (a cooked dish): "a stuffed veal chop napped with an elegant Port sauce” ( Jay Jacobs).
- A card game that resembles whist.
- The highest bid in this game, announcing the intention to win five tricks, the maximum number in a hand. Also called napoleon.
- See napoleon.