verb (used without object), o·ver·slept, o·ver·sleep·ing.
verb (used with object), o·ver·slept, o·ver·sleep·ing.
Origin of oversleep
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Historical Examples of oversleep
Clemens was not in the best humor because I had allowed him to oversleep.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
What if I should oversleep and not get to breakfast, or to work, on time!Ted and the Telephone
Sara Ware Bassett
But if I oversleep myself and am not on the look-out for you when you come, what will you do?The Beth Book
As you may imagine, little Nabul did not oversleep the next morning.Nabul, Our Little Egyptian Cousin
Am I not to have an atom of breakfast, because I just happened to oversleep myself?Springhaven
R. D. Blackmore