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slumber

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verb slum·ber \ˈsləm-bər\

Definition of slumber

slumbered

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slumbering

play \ˈsləm-b(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to sleep lightly :  dozeb :  sleep

  3. 2a :  to be in a torpid, slothful, or negligent stateb :  to lie dormant or latent

slumberer

play \ˈsləm-bər-ər\ noun

Examples of slumber in a Sentence

  1. she slumbered for hours while the train rolled on

  2. slumbering restlessly in the tropical heat

Origin and Etymology of slumber

Middle English slomren, slombren, frequentative of slumen to doze, probably from slume slumber, from Old English slūma; akin to Middle High German slumen to slumber


First Known Use: 13th century


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slumber

noun slum·ber

Definition of slumber

  1. 1a :  sleepb :  a light sleep

  2. 2 :  lethargy, torpor

Examples of slumber in a Sentence

  1. She fell into deep slumber.

  2. a toddler looking so innocent and peaceful in slumber

14th Century

First Known Use of slumber

14th century


SLUMBER Defined for Kids

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slumber

play
verb slum·ber \ˈsləm-bər\

Definition of slumber for Students

slumbered

;

slumbering

  1. :  1sleep 1


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slumber

play
noun slum·ber

Definition of slumber for Students

  1. :  2sleep 1



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