sleepyhead

[slee-pee-hed]

noun

a sleepy person.

Nearby words

  1. sleepwalk,
  2. sleepwalking,
  3. sleepwear,
  4. sleepy,
  5. sleepy hollow chair,
  6. sleet,
  7. sleety,
  8. sleeve,
  9. sleeve board,
  10. sleeve coupling

Origin of sleepyhead

First recorded in 1570–80; sleepy + head

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British Dictionary definitions for sleepyhead

sleepyhead

noun

informal a sleepy or lazy person
Derived Formssleepyheaded, adjective

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