sleepyhead

noun
sleepy·​head | \ ˈslē-pē-ˌhed How to pronounce sleepyhead (audio) \

Definition of sleepyhead

: a sleepy person

First Known Use of sleepyhead

1577, in the meaning defined above

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“Sleepyhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleepyhead. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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sleepyhead

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sleepyhead

chiefly US, informal : a sleepy person

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