sleeping

[ slee-ping ]
/ ˈsli pɪŋ /

noun

the condition of being asleep.

adjective

of, relating to, or having accommodations for sleeping: a sleeping compartment.
used to sleep in or on: a sleeping jacket.
used to induce or aid sleep or while asleep: sleeping mask.

Origin of sleeping

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at sleep, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM sleeping

un·sleep·ing, adjective
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