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💤 U+1F4A4, 💤
SLEEPING SYMBOL
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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Supposed to represent the sound of snoring.

PronunciationEdit

  • (as spelled) IPA(key): /zː/
  • (imitation of snoring) IPA(key): /f͡ŋ/
  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

zzz

  1. A snoring sound, implying that somebody is asleep.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

zzz (third-person singular simple present zzzs, present participle zzzing, simple past and past participle zzzed)

  1. (onomatopoeia) To sleep or snore.
    • 1909, H. G. Wells, Tono-Bungay[1], page 461:
      He lay back on his pillow, made a faint zzzing sound that ceased, and presently and quite quietly he died — greatly comforted by my assurance.
    • 1996, Charlotte Abrams, The Silents[2], page 42:
      He zzzed for a long time, bobbing back and forth, and then he let us go, pointing to two empty seats across the aisle and motioning for us to sit down.

See alsoEdit


PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

zzz

  1. zzz (sleeping)
  2. (Internet slang) indicates that one doesn't care about or agree with what is being said