What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

sleeping pill

a pill or capsule containing a drug for inducing sleep.
Origin of sleeping pill
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for sleeping pill
  • Give the animal a sleeping pill and put them down below.
  • In addition, she was injected with pain medication at multiple trigger points and her sleeping pill dosage was increased.
  • Never take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
British Dictionary definitions for sleeping pill

sleeping pill

a pill or tablet containing a sedative drug, such as a barbiturate, used to induce sleep
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sleeping pill

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sleeping

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with sleeping pill