sleeping pill

noun

Definition of sleeping pill

  1. :  a drug and especially a barbiturate that is taken as a tablet or capsule to induce sleep

1664

First Known Use of sleeping pill

1664


SLEEPING PILL Defined for English Language Learners

sleeping pill

noun

Definition of sleeping pill for English Language Learners

  • : a pill that contains a drug which helps a person sleep


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sleeping pill

noun

Medical Definition of sleeping pill

  1. :  a drug and especially a barbiturate that is taken as a tablet or capsule to induce sleep—called also sleeping tablet

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