Definition of 'sleeper'
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People can specifically ask for these rooms if they are light sleepers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They had hard sleepers and soft sleepers on trains. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many jumped over turnstiles or squeezed through gaps in a fence formed from railway sleepers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then the curtains to a sleeper compartment drew back and this jolly man said he would help. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Another is made of old railway sleepers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are now one and two years old and they have been very good sleepers from six weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It should be fine because he's a really good sleeper. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Light sleepers note: things can get a bit lively at weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In sleeper trains the loo is down the corridor, so what to do? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It always sounds like it is away in the distance but loud enough to wake you up if you are a light sleeper. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I made the initial journey out here by sleeper train and ferry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have collected the wisdom of our critics to give you an insight into this year's sure successes and sleepers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Are you a good sleeper? The Sun (2012)He has put a wall of railway sleepers along one side of the building, so we are now higher than the beach. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am a very light sleeper, which makes it worse. The Sun (2014)I've always been a good sleeper. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I am a light sleeper, and it has awakened me. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)I'm not a good sleeper and sometimes get up in the night and send emails to staff. The Sun (2010)It includes hotel and guesthouse stays, and a night in a first-class sleeper carriage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)From Cairo we took a sleeper train to Aswan. The Sun (2015)Friday night passed on the predictably exciting sleeper train from Paddington to Penzance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you're still a purist and consider gold sleepers the height of chic, time to wise up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'sleeper'
British English: sleeper NOUN
You can use sleeper to indicate how well someone sleeps. For example, if someone is a light sleeper, they are easily woken up.
I'm a very light sleeper and I can hardly get any sleep at all.
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