oversleep oversleep  /ˌoʊ vərs ˈlip/

Definition(s):

  • (v) sleep longer than intended

Usage(s):

  • Restif chooses July 14th to oversleep and misses the storming of the Bastille.

News

  • 5 sleep mistakes you're probably making

    Snoozing to a flickering TV screen, oversleeping on the weekends and three other common sleep mistakes you'll want to make sure to steer clear of when you hit the hay.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "He overslept. I don't know how you can oversleep for an 11 o'clock practice, but he did," Houston stated. "He will get some nice punishment in the next couple of days. I've told all the guys to get their rest and do right and we won't go...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Houston Nutt Source: OleMissInsider.com (subscription)

  2. "I just hope I don't oversleep and miss the cut," Sluman said.
    on Jul 22, 2005 By: Jeff Sluman Source: USA Today

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