[ sluhg-uh-bed ]
/ ˈslʌg əˌbɛd /
a lazy person who stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby slugabed
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Example sentences from the Web for slugabed
"You are no slugabed, St. Quentin," the young councillor called.Helmet of Navarre|Bertha Runkle
British Dictionary definitions for slugabed
/ (ˈslʌɡəˌbɛd) /
a person who remains in bed through laziness
Word Origin for slugabed
C16: from slug (gard) + abed
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