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Overview of noun sleeper

The noun sleeper has 9 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sleeper, slumberer

(a rester who is sleeping)

2. sleeper

(a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal)

3. sleeper

(an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper

4. tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper

(one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper")

5. sleeping car, sleeper, wagon-lit

(a passenger car that has berths for sleeping)

6. sleeper

(pajamas with feet; worn by children)

7. sleeper

(a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed)

8. sleeper, sleeper goby

(tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water)

9. sleeper

(an unexpected hit; "that movie was the sleeper of the summer")

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