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OTHER WORDS FROM sleptun·der·slept, adjective
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Definition for slept (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), slept, sleep·ing.
verb (used with object), slept, sleep·ing.
- (especially of domestic help) to sleep where one is employed.
- to sleep beyond one's usual time of arising.
- (especially of domestic help) to sleep away from one's place of employment.
- Chiefly Northern U.S. to sleep away from one's home.
- to sleep outdoors.
Origin of sleep
OTHER WORDS FROM sleepsleep·ful, adjectivesleep·like, adjectivean·ti·sleep, adjectiveun·der·sleep, verb (used without object), un·der·slept, un·der·sleep·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for slept
“Bars love to tell those stories: ‘So and so drank here, and George Washington slept here,’” Sismondo says.
By nightfall, I had showered, eaten some soup that a friend brought me, and I slept in my room for 12 solid hours.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bin Laden killed the boy, not us, and I slept and I dreamed.
He slept in an upright position in a custom armchair, so the reasons for his lying down to sleep are open to speculation.
Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.
It must have been for the purpose of wreaking some injury on Merriwell as he slept.Frank Merriwell's New Comedian|Burt L. Standish
She slept without dreaming, and was at last awakened by the shouts of her sisters.Girls of the Forest|L. T. Meade
When they travelled it was at the merest snail's pace, and they slept on the road, night after night, in houses prepared for them.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
I am sure I must have slept, for I had a notion, like one has sometimes in sleep, of extraordinary extension of time.Round About the Carpathians|Andrew F. Crosse
She slept almost before she had time to appreciate the exquisite comfort of complete repose.The Lamp in the Desert|Ethel M. Dell
British Dictionary definitions for slept (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for slept (2 of 2)
verb sleeps, sleeping or slept
Word Origin for sleep
Medical definitions for slept
Scientific definitions for slept
Idioms and Phrases with slept
In addition to the idioms beginning with sleep
- sleep around
- sleep a wink, not
- sleep in
- sleep like a log
- sleep on something
- sleep out
- sleep over
- sleep through
- sleep with
- let sleeping dogs lie
- lose sleep over
- put to sleep
Also see underasleep.