overslept overslept  /ˌoʊ vərs ˈlɛpt/


  • (v) sleep longer than intended


  1. Needless to say, I overslept.
  2. As it turned out, they had all overslept.
  3. She said she had overslept and hadn't had time to pack.



  1. "It was the second time that Babel overslept on a match day," Van Basten said. "That should never happen. That's why I left him out of the team. Robben trained hard and he is fit, so he played instead."
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Marco van Basten Source: Times Online

  2. "I think everybody has overslept, you know, once or twice in their life," Owens said Monday, more amused than angry that a fuss is being made over something that's happened to him before, though not since he's joined the Cowboys.
    on Aug 28, 2006 By: Terrell Owens Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "I overslept and just got to deal with the consequences," Duhon said. "The team expects you to be there and you are not there, so you have to man up and take full responsibility of it and make sure it doesn't happen again."
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Chris Duhon Source: ESPN

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