sack out

in. to go to bed or go to sleep. (See also sacked out.)
It’s time for me to sack out.
Let’s sack out early tonight.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • sack out — verb prepare for sleep I usually turn in at midnight He goes to bed at the crack of dawn • Syn: ↑go to bed, ↑turn in, ↑bed, ↑crawl in, ↑kip down, ↑hit the hay, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sack out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms sack out : present tense I/you/we/they sack out he/she/it sacks out present participle sacking out past tense sacked out past participle sacked out mainly American spoken to go to sleep …   English dictionary

  • sack out — to go to sleep. You can bring your sleeping bags and sack out on the living room floor. Etymology: based on the similarity between a sack and a sleeping bag …   New idioms dictionary

  • sack out — sleep, catch some z s, crash    If you bring your sleeping bag, you can sack out on the floor …   English idioms

  • sack out — vb American to go to bed, (lie down and) sleep. A col loquialism based on the long established use of sack to mean bed. sack time n a. bed time. An armed forces and prison usage, carried over into civilian colloquialism. ► Lift that weight drag… …   Contemporary slang

  • sack out — N. Amer. informal go to sleep or bed. → sack …   English new terms dictionary

  • sack out — verb To fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion. The kids sacked out in the back seat before we made it home …   Wiktionary

  • sack out — v To sleep. Peeby sacked out over at Frieda s last night. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • sack out — intransitive verb Etymology: 1sack Date: 1946 to go to bed ; go to sleep …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sack out — sleep, snooze (inf.). See repose …   English dictionary for students


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