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oversleep

o·ver·sleep

oversleep

 
pronunciation:
o vr slip
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: oversleeping, oversleeps, overslept
definition: to sleep beyond the intended or habitual time of waking.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to sleep through (a time or scheduled event).
He overslept breakfast.
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