Sleepyhead
Sleepyhead Sleep"y*head`, n. 1. A sleepy person. [1913 Webster]

To bed, to bed, says Sleepyhead. --Mother Goose. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The ruddy duck. [1913 Webster]


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  • sleepyhead — [slē′pēhed΄] n. a sleepy person …   English World dictionary

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  • sleepyhead — UK [ˈsliːpɪˌhed] / US [ˈslɪpɪˌhed] noun [countable] Word forms sleepyhead : singular sleepyhead plural sleepyheads spoken used for referring to someone, especially a child, when they have been sleeping and have started to wake up Come on,… …   English dictionary

  • sleepyhead — noun A sleepy person. Aah, you poor sleepyhead. Its been a long day hasnt it? Youd best totter off to bed …   Wiktionary

  • sleepyhead — sleep|y|head [ˈsli:pihed] n spoken someone, especially a child, who looks as if they want to go to sleep ▪ It s time for bed, sleepyhead …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleepyhead — sleep|y|head [ slipi,hed ] noun count SPOKEN used for referring to someone, especially a child, when they have been sleeping and have started to wake up: Come on, sleepyhead, time to get up! …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sleepyhead — noun (C) spoken someone, especially a child, who looks as if they want to go to sleep: Come on sleepyhead, wake up! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleepyhead — noun Date: 1577 a sleepy person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sleepyhead — /slee pee hed /, n. a sleepy person. [1570 80; SLEEPY + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleepyhead — Synonyms and related words: dawdle, dawdler, drone, foot dragger, goldbrick, goof off, laggard, lie abed, lingerer, loiterer, plodder, procrastinator, sleeper, sleeping beauty, sleepwalker, slow goer, slow foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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