- rare the act of talking in one's sleep
C19: from Latin somnus sleep + loqui to speak; compare soliloquy
Word Origin and History for somniloquy
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The act or habit of talking in one's sleep.
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