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1. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] a rester who is sleeping.

Synonyms

  • Rip van Winkle
  • noctambulist
  • snorer
  • sleepwalker
  • somniloquist
  • dreamer
  • somnambulist
  • sleeping beauty
  • rester

Antonyms

  • leave
  • abstain
  • failing
  • defeat

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sleeper

  • streeper
  • sweeper
  • steeper
  • schlieper
  • teper
  • scheper
  • reaper
  • pieper
  • neeper
  • leiper
  • kieper
  • keiper
  • keeper
  • deeper
  • cheaper
  • beeper

Example sentences of the word sleeper


1. Adjective
Each guest room features premium cable, a refrigerator, a microwave and a sleeper sofa or recliner.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The resort’s family suite can sleep up to six by opening up the sleeper sofa.

Quotes containing the word sleeper


1. I’m not a very good sleeper. But you know what? I’m willing to put in a few extra hours every day to get better. That’s just the kind of hard worker I am.
- Jarod Kintz, Whenever You're Gone, I'm Here For You

2. This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.
- Rumi

2. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • saboteur
  • undercover agent
  • terrorist
  • sleeper nest
  • diversionist
  • spy

Antonyms

  • unfortunate
  • unfortunate person
  • unsuccessful person
  • nonstarter

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] pajamas with feet; worn by children.

Synonyms

  • pyjama
  • jammies
  • pajama

Antonyms

  • soft-finned fish
  • man
  • miss
  • gladden

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • percoid fish
  • Eleotridae
  • sleeper goby
  • family Eleotridae

Antonyms

  • detach
  • debilitating
  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track.

Synonyms

  • bracing
  • railroad tie
  • crosstie
  • railroad
  • brace
  • railway
  • railroad track

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] an unexpected hit.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • bang
  • smash
  • hit

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed.

Synonyms

  • piece of furniture
  • article of furniture

Antonyms

  • de-energize
  • weaken
  • gracefulness

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] a passenger car that has berths for sleeping.

Synonyms

  • passenger car
  • carriage
  • wagon-lit
  • coach
  • roomette
  • drawing room

Antonyms

  • defend
  • roughen
  • stand still
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. sleeper

noun. ['ˈsliːpɝ'] an unexpected achiever of success.

Synonyms

  • winner
  • achiever
  • success

Antonyms

  • failure
  • successful
  • unsuccessful
  • insolvent

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sleep (English)
  • sleep (Middle English (1100-1500))
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