oversleep: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ō"vur-slēp'), [key]
— v., -slept, -sleep•ing.
- to sleep beyond the proper or intended time of waking: He overslept and missed his train.
- to sleep beyond (a certain hour): She had overslept her usual time of arising.
- to let (oneself&hasp;) sleep past the hour of arising: Of all mornings to oversleep myself!
- oversleep (Thesaurus)