[ sleep-oh-ver ]
/ ˈslipˌoʊ vər /
an instance of sleeping over, as at another person's house.
a person who sleeps over.
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Origin of sleepover
First recorded in 1970–75; noun use of verb phrase sleep over
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British Dictionary definitions for sleepover
/ (ˈsliːpˌəʊvə) /
informal, mainly US an instance of spending the night at someone else's home
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Idioms and Phrases with sleepover
Spend the night as a guest in another's home, as in Karen's friend Wilma is going to sleep over tonight. [Second half of 1800s]
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