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What is another word for hit the sack?

148 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ hˈɪt ðə sˈak], [ hˈɪt ðə sˈak], [ h_ˈɪ_t ð_ə s_ˈa_k]

Semantically related words:

-bedtime story

-bedtime routine

-early to bed and early to rise

-sleep deprivation

-sleep mask

-sleep aid

Synonyms for Hit the sack:

How to use "Hit the sack" in context?

Most of us have probably heard the expression "hit the sack" at some point in our lives. It usually means that we should go to bed to get a good night's sleep. But what does that really mean? And where did the phrase come from?

In medieval times, hitting the sack meant actually lying down to sleep. Because ideas about sleep and health were so important to medieval people, the phrase hit the sack was often used to encourage people to get some rest. Over time, the phrase became generalized to mean anything from going to bed to sleeping through the night.

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