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oversleep

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verb over·sleep \ˌō-vər-ˈslēp\

Simple Definition of oversleep

  • : to sleep past the time when you planned to get up

Full Definition of oversleep

over·sleptplay \-ˈslept\over·sleep·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sleep beyond the time for waking

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to allow (oneself) to oversleep

Examples of oversleep

  1. Be sure to set your alarm clock so that you don't oversleep.



14th Century

First Known Use of oversleep

14th century



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