sleep

verb

noun

  • 4

    A condition of body and mind which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended.

Dialects

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Emoji One's sleepy face emoji Apple's sleepy face emoji Twemoji's sleepy face emoji Facebook's sleepy face emoji Messenger's sleepy face emoji Google's sleepy face emoji
Emoji One's sleeping face emoji Apple's sleeping face emoji Twemoji's sleeping face emoji Facebook's sleeping face emoji Messenger's sleeping face emoji Google's sleeping face emoji
Emoji One's person in bed emoji Apple's person in bed emoji Twemoji's person in bed emoji Facebook's person in bed emoji Messenger does not support person in bed emoji Google's person in bed emoji
Emoji One's zzz emoji Apple's zzz emoji Twemoji's zzz emoji Facebook's zzz emoji Messenger's zzz emoji Google's zzz emoji

Origin

Old English slēp, slǣp (noun), slēpan, slǣpan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch slapen and German schlafen.

Pronunciation

  • sleep /sliːp/