drop off (2)
Meaning: to fall asleepSynonym: doze off, nod off (informal), fall asleep
- drop off My mum often drops off in her favourite chair in front of the TV, and we have to wake her up when it's time to go to bed.
- drop off If you're driving and you start to feel sleepy, stop and rest. If you drop off behind the wheel, you could kill yourself and a lot of other people.
Every night, Margie has trouble dropping off