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outsleep

[ out-sleep ]
/ ˌaʊtˈslip /
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verb (used with object), out·slept, out·sleep·ing.
to sleep through or later than (a specified time).
to sleep until the end of: to outsleep a thunderstorm.
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Origin of outsleep

First recorded in 1580–90; out- + sleep
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How to use outsleep in a sentence

  • Oh to drink of it again, and to lay her head upon the pillow and outsleep the day!

    The Whirlpool|George Gissing
  • “Your pardon, Don José, that I outsleep the camp,” he muttered haltingly.

    The Treasure Trail|Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Yet even he could not outsleep the reluctant lingering of night.

    Out of the Depths|Robert Ames Bennet
  • Not a morning did I outsleep the reveille; nor once missed matins in the Cathedral.

    The Bandolero|Mayne Reid
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