sleep around
intransitive verb Date: 1928 to engage in sex promiscuously

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sleep around — verb be sexually active with more than one partner His wife bed hops • Syn: ↑bed hop, ↑bedhop • Hypernyms: ↑fornicate • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleep around — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms sleep around : present tense I/you/we/they sleep around he/she/it sleeps around present participle sleeping around past tense slept around past participle slept around informal to have sexual relations with… …   English dictionary

  • sleep around — PHRASAL VERB (disapproval) If you say that someone sleeps around, you disapprove of them because they have sex with a lot of different people. [INFORMAL] [V P] I don t sleep around. [V P with n] ...a drunken husband who slept around with other… …   English dictionary

  • sleep around — to have sex with a lot of different people. Just because I m an actor doesn t mean I sleep around …   New idioms dictionary

  • sleep around — [B] sleep with and make love to many partners    Harry was sleeping around before his wife divorced him …   English idioms

  • sleep around — have many casual sexual partners. → sleep …   English new terms dictionary

  • sleep around — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To be free with one s sexual favors; to behave promiscuously. * /Sue Catwallender is a nice girl but she sleeps around an awful lot with all sorts of guys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sleep around — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} To be free with one s sexual favors; to behave promiscuously. * /Sue Catwallender is a nice girl but she sleeps around an awful lot with all sorts of guys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sleep\ around — v. phr. slang vulgar avoidable To be free with one s sexual favors; to behave promiscuously. Sue Catwallender is a nice girl but she sleeps around an awful lot with all sorts of guys …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sleep around —    to copulate promiscuously    Of either sex, supposedly in various beds:     ... sleeping around with a lot of West Indians. I never approved of Christine s lust for black men. (S. Green, 1979) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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