Wednesday, January 01, 2003
Definitions for slugabed
- a lazy person who stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.
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Citations for slugabed
Why, lamb! why, lady! Fie, you slugabed!
"Up and off with you this morning, slugabed" is what she said, and back into the greasy grind of everyday living he trudged.
Origin of slugabed
Slugabed is formed from the word slug meaning "to be slow" and the rare adverb abed meaning "in bed."