Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sleeping car

noun

Simple Definition of sleeping car

  • : a railroad car with beds for people to sleep in

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sleeping car

  1. :  a railroad passenger car having berths for sleeping

1839

First Known Use of sleeping car

1839



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sleeping car? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommadate acommodate accomodate accommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ