Definition of Sleepyhead

1. Noun. A sleepy person.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



Definition of Sleepyhead

1. n. A sleepy person.

Definition of Sleepyhead

1. Noun. (informal) A sleepy person. ¹

2. Noun. The ruddy duck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleepyhead

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sleepyhead

1. 1. A sleepy person. "To bed, to bed, says Sleepyhead." (Mother Goose) 2. The ruddy duck. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepyhead

sleepwalker
sleepwalkers
sleepwalking
sleepwalks
sleepward
sleepwear
sleepwise
sleepy
sleepy-dust
sleepy-eyed
sleepy cod
sleepy dust
sleepy head
sleepy sickness
sleepyhead (current term)
sleepyheaded
sleepyheads
sleepytime
sleer
sleest
sleet
sleetch
sleeted
sleetier
sleetiest
sleetiness
sleeting
sleets
sleety

Literary usage of Sleepyhead

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1. The Silent Readers by William Dodge Lewis, Albert Lindsay Rowland (1920)
"My mama wasn'ta sleepyhead, and my name isn't Dozy Pate." "He's such a sleepyhead he doesn't know his own name," said the ..."

2. Story Telling: What to Tell and how to Tell it by Edna (Lyman) Scott (1910)
"Well, good-day, Madam sleepyhead, and good luck to you! " And off he stumped over the dead leaves, ... Madam sleepyhead, indeed! " she reechoed indignantly. ..."

3. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1838)
"... with one Linger-after-Lust, and with one sleepyhead, and with a young woman, her name was Dull, to turn out of the way and become as they. ..."

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