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sleepwalk

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intransitive verb sleep·walk \ˈslēp-ˌwȯk\

Simple Definition of sleepwalk

  • : to walk around while you are asleep

Full Definition of sleepwalk

  1. 1 :  to walk while or as if while asleep

  2. 2 :  to proceed in a passive often lethargic manner <sleepwalked through the workday>

sleepwalk noun
sleep·walk·er play \-ˌwȯ-kər\ noun

1842

First Known Use of sleepwalk

1842


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