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SLEEP IN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sleep in mean? 

SLEEP IN (verb)
  The verb SLEEP IN has 2 senses:

1. sleep later than usual or customary
2. live in the house where one works

  Familiarity information: SLEEP IN used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLEEP IN (verb)


Sense 1sleep in [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sleep later than usual or customary

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

sleep in; sleep late

Context example:

On Sundays, I sleep in

Hypernyms (to "sleep in" is one way to...):

catch some Z's; kip; log Z's; sleep; slumber (be asleep)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2sleep in [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Live in the house where one works

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

live in; sleep in

Context example:

our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her

Hypernyms (to "sleep in" is one way to...):

board (provide food and lodging (for))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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