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sleepover

[sleep-oh-ver] /ˈslipˌoʊ vər/
noun
1.
an instance of sleeping over, as at another person's house.
2.
a person who sleeps over.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; noun use of verb phrase sleep over
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Examples from the web for sleepover
  • Some will stay out for a few nights before returning to the stockades, as though they'd been away at a sleepover.
  • It is hardly shocking that teenagers at a sleepover party would engage in raunchy behavior.
  • It can be used short-term for an important sleepover, or prescribed for long-term use for months.
  • She skipped her normal bedtime bath because of the sleepover.
  • He recalled leaving his house that afternoon and heading over to a friend's house across the street for a sleepover.
  • We would babysit three days a week in their home and have them sleepover at our house almost every weekend.
British Dictionary definitions for sleepover

sleepover

/ˈsliːpˌəʊvə/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly US) an instance of spending the night at someone else's home
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