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1. slumber

verb. ['ˈslʌmbɝ'] be asleep.

Synonyms

  • catnap
  • hibernate
  • estivate
  • hole up
  • bundle
  • sleep
  • catch some Z's
  • nap
  • rest
  • sleep late
  • sleep in
  • log Z's
  • practice bundling
  • aestivate
  • catch a wink

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • wake
  • aestivate
  • be active

Etymology

  • slomren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Slumber

  • unencumber
  • outnumber
  • mccumber
  • macumber
  • encumber
  • number
  • humber
  • cumber

How do you pronounce slumber?

Pronounce slumber as sˈləmbər.

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Sentences with slumber


1. Proper noun, singular
Dress-up can be a silly, fun way to spend time at a slumber party.

2. Adjective
There are a plethora of games for kids to play during slumber parties.

3. Noun, singular or mass
In the two to three week stage, your pug puppy will begin to emerge from his constant slumber.

Quotes about slumber


1. Love, whether newly born or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, that it overflows upon the outward world.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

2. Slumber party with Dracula, all things considerd why not?
- Jeaniene Frost, Destined for an Early Grave

3. Yes, because a vampire slumber party is the pinnacle of safety conscious behavior.
- Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

2. slumber

noun. ['ˈslʌmbɝ'] a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended.

Synonyms

  • REM sleep
  • NREM
  • shuteye
  • nonrapid eye movement sleep
  • orthodox sleep
  • rapid eye movement
  • sleep
  • sleeping
  • physiological condition
  • nonrapid eye movement
  • NREM sleep
  • physiological state
  • REM
  • paradoxical sleep
  • rapid eye movement sleep

Antonyms

  • lie
  • sit
  • stand
  • action

Etymology

  • slomren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. slumber

noun. ['ˈslʌmbɝ'] a dormant or quiescent state.

Synonyms

  • quiescence
  • quiescency

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • activity
  • change

Etymology

  • slomren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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