verb (used without object), o·ver·slept, o·ver·sleep·ing.
verb (used with object), o·ver·slept, o·ver·sleep·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for oversleep
He resolved not to be so foolish again, and for a time did better; but in a few days he had again overslept.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
On the night of the 26th all our servants overslept themselves, and I had some difficulty in waking them next morning.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
When I awoke I felt the house was extremely quiet and the thought occurred to me that Lee might have overslept.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
A conscience that had overslept itself began to stir and waken.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
"And you overslept yourself," Captain Paul briskly interrupted, alert as ever to protect the credit of his Company.Wandering Heath|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch