presleep

adjective pre·sleep \ ˌprē-ˈslēp \
variants: or pre-sleep

Definition of presleep

: of, relating to, or occurring in the time before sleep
  • developed a presleep routine
  • the effects of presleep television viewing
  • Psychologists have demonstrated that some control of dream content is possible by making suggestions to subjects in the presleep period …
  • Introduction To Psychology, 9th Edition

First Known Use of presleep

1925

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