Definition of Sleepwalk

1. Verb. Walk in one's sleep. "Sam and Sue sleepwalk"

Exact synonyms: Somnambulate
Generic synonyms: Walk
Derivative terms: Sleepwalker, Sleepwalking, Somnambulation



Definition of Sleepwalk

1. Verb. (intransitive) To walk and/or perform other actions while sleeping; to somnambulate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleepwalk

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepwalk

sleepouts
sleepover
sleepovers
sleepry
sleeps
sleeps off
sleepswalk
sleepswalks
sleeptalk
sleeptalked
sleeptalking
sleeptalks
sleepwaker
sleepwakers
sleepwaking
sleepwalk (current term)
sleepwalked
sleepwalker
sleepwalkers
sleepwalking
sleepwalks
sleepward
sleepwear
sleepwise
sleepy
sleepy-dust
sleepy-eyed
sleepy cod
sleepy dust

Literary usage of Sleepwalk

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1. Cooking With the Baker Street Bunchby M. W. Paulson by M. W. Paulson (2006)
"Then, she gave Magda a suspicious stare before closing one eye and asking the cook, "Do you sleepwalk?" "Only when I get hungry," Magda replied. "Why? ..."

2. German Romance: Specimens of Its Chief Authors by Thomas Carlyle (1841)
"... and would often in his sleepwalk long about the room, not knowing it; how he spoke strange things to her, at which she often shuddered. ..."

3. German Romance: Specimens of Its Chief Authors by Thomas Carlyle, Jean Paul, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1841)
"... and would often in his sleepwalk long about the room, not knowing it; how he spoke strange things to her, at which she often shuddered. ..."

4. WMD Machete by Mark Plimsoll (2006)
"Sometime around three in the morning at the US border, someone saw me sleepwalk across, but I don't remember a thing. The next day's Greyhound ..."

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