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
Examples from the Web for overslept
Owing to her restless night, Priscilla overslept and had to dress in a hurry to avoid being late to breakfast.Peggy Raymond's Way|Harriet Lummis Smith
However, to their joy they found that others had also overslept themselves.Winter Adventures of Three Boys|Egerton R. Young
He went home, but overslept himself, and had to dress in a hurry.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
Wouldnt it be tough if some time we all overslept and didnt wake up till spring!The Bungalow Boys North of Fifty-Three|Dexter J. Forrester
He had taken a nap and overslept, and here he was, right in the hen-house, in broad daylight.The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum|Thornton W. Burgess