More than one-quarter of Americans are stealing those precious hours from their slumber, and are paying a steep price for it.
Budding doctors, actors, stock traders, lawyers, and writers all had a slumber party Wednesday night.
We need a great leader to wake us from our slumber and remind us that a two-state solution is urgently in our own interest.
The New York Times has only recently begun to awaken from its 10-year slumber.
Coffin: A final resting place for corpses, and for daytime slumber for vampires.
But they quieted down, after that, and soon the entire camp was wrapped in slumber.
The lady had fallen into a slumber, and the whisper was too low to awake her.
On a Sunday evening in August, subsequent to his conversion, he was awakened from his slumber by the ringing of the door-bell.
I fell asleep, and dreams of warmth and sweet scents lulled me in my slumber.
Though she had slept well during the past few nights, on this one slumber deserted her.
mid-14c. alteration of slumeren (mid-13c.), frequentative form of slumen "to doze," probably from Old English sluma "light sleep" (cf. Middle Dutch slumen, Dutch sluimeren, German schlummern "to slumber"). Frequentative on the notion of "intermittent light sleep." For the -b-, cf. number, lumber, chamber, etc. Related: Slumbered; slumbering.
mid-14c., from slumber (v.). Slumber party first recorded 1942. Slumberland is from 1875.