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sleeper


noun
1. a rester who is sleeping (Freq. 1)
Syn:
slumberer
Derivationally related forms:
slumber (for: slumberer), sleep
Hypernyms:
rester
Hyponyms:
dreamer, Rip van Winkle, sleeping beauty, sleepwalker, somnambulist,
noctambulist, snorer, somniloquist
2. 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
Topics:
terrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist act
Hypernyms:
spy, undercover agent, saboteur, wrecker, diversionist, terrorist
Member Holonyms:
sleeper nest
3. an unexpected achiever of success
- the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it
Hypernyms:
achiever, winner, success, succeeder
4. one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
- the British call a railroad tie a sleeper
Syn:
tie, railroad tie, crosstie
Hypernyms:
brace, bracing
Part Holonyms:
railroad track, railroad, railway
5. a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
Syn:
sleeping car, wagon-lit
Derivationally related forms:
sleep
Hypernyms:
passenger car, coach, carriage
Part Meronyms:
drawing room, roomette
6. pajamas with feet;
worn by children
Hypernyms:
pajama, pyjama, pj's, jammies
7. a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
Derivationally related forms:
sleep
Hypernyms:
furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture
8. tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water
Syn:
sleeper goby
Hypernyms:
percoid fish, percoid, percoidean
Member Holonyms:
Eleotridae, family Eleotridae
9. an unexpected hit
- that movie was the sleeper of the summer
Usage Domain:
trope, figure of speech, figure, image
Hypernyms:
hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang

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