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sleepwalk

[sleep-wawk] /ˈslipˌwɔk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in sleepwalking.
noun
2.
an act of sleepwalking; somnambulation.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; back formation from sleepwalking
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  • When people sleepwalk, they may sit up and look as though they are awake when they are actually asleep.
British Dictionary definitions for sleepwalk

sleepwalk

/ˈsliːpˌwɔːk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to walk while asleep See also somnambulism
Derived Forms
sleepwalker, noun
sleepwalking, noun, adjective
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Slang definitions & phrases for sleepwalk

sleepwalk

noun

Advancement without much effort; an easy task or accomplishment: Getting the contract was a sleepwalk


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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