n.1.One who sleeps; a slumberer; hence, a drone, or lazy person.
2.That which lies dormant, as a law.
3.A sleeping car.
4.(Zool.) An animal that hibernates, as the bear.
5.(Zool.) A large fresh-water gobioid fish (Eleotris dormatrix).
1.Something lying in a reclining posture or position.
2.One of the pieces of timber, stone, or iron, on or near the level of the ground, for the support of some superstructure, to steady framework, to keep in place the rails of a railway, etc.; a stringpiece.
3.One of the joists, or roughly shaped timbers, laid directly upon the ground, to receive the flooring of the ground story.
4.(Naut.) One of the knees which connect the transoms to the after timbers on the ship's quarter.
5.(Naut.) The lowest, or bottom, tier of casks.
Noun1.sleeper - a rester who is sleeping
Synonyms: slumberer
2.sleeper - a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
3.sleeper - an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"
4.sleeper - one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
5.sleeper - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
6.sleeper - a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
7.sleeper - tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water
Synonyms: sleeper goby
8.sleeper - an unexpected hit; "that movie was the sleeper of the summer"
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Translate Sleeper to German, Translate Sleeper to French
sleep apnea
sleep disorder
sleep in
sleep late
Sleep of plants
sleep off
sleep out
sleep over
sleep talking
sleep terror disorder
sleep with
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sleeper cell
sleeper goby
sleeper nest
sleeper shark
sleeping around
sleeping bag
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping draught
sleeping hibiscus
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