sleeper

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  • Info A sleeper is a person who is sleeping.
  • People can get to know more about the street sleepers and understand them better.
  • He lay quite still, with his eyes fixed upon the sleeper's face. Cited from The Brother Clerks, by Xariffa
  • Some of the greatest men in history are known to have been light sleepers. Cited from Reading Made Easy for Foreigners, Third Reader, by John L. Huelshof
  • It has been used in railway sleepers and other general construction.
  • As with a sleeper hold, this move can also be performed from a standing position.
  • The weight of so many people on the floor was too much for the sleepers. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 7, July, 1889, by Various
  • Despite being a sleeper upon its release, the album was met with positive reviews.
  • Those who kept the Sleeper's secret paid for the oil in gold. Cited from King--of the Khyber Rifles, Talbot Mundy
  • Three quarters of the way along is a seat made of railway sleepers.
  • The film was a sleeper hit, and did not receive much attention.
  • But still, one cannot be too careful, and some people are heavy sleepers. Cited from Living Alone, by Stella Benson
  • Once this took place, her original personality would be destroyed and the sleeper would take permanent control.
  • Meanwhile, the street sleepers can share their thoughts and feelings with the others.
  • These trains also include sleeper cars allowing passengers to sleep well before driving the next morning.
  • The soft sweet smile that played upon the sleeper's features, turned him from his purpose. Cited from Old Saint Paul's, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The film earned mixed reviews but became the sleeper hit of the summer.
  • The single platform was built from wooden railway sleepers and can still be seen from the nearby road.
  • One rail was raised on each side, and the sleepers were removed.
  • Because the distance between the stations is relatively short, the trains are not sleepers.
  • There are numerous examples of sleeper ships in science fiction literature and films.
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Meaning of sleeper

  • noun A rester who is sleeping
  • noun A spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
  • noun An unexpected achiever of success
    the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it
  • noun Pajamas with feet; worn by children
  • noun A piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
  • noun Tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water
  • noun An unexpected hit
    that movie was the sleeper of the summer