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noun as in late bloomer

noun as in nightgown

noun as in pajamas

noun as in sleeping car

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If you’re a cold sleeper, many fabric options will keep you nice and toasty.

It’s easier to break in but it’s not great for stomach sleepers, who typically need a firmer surface.

Tencel, in particular, is moisture-wicking, which will aid sweaty sleepers.

It’s also fairly soft, so even stomach sleepers can prop it under their heads.

Montana is also a potential sleeper for the Democrats, and its turnout is currently 91 percent of its entire 2016 turnout.

Hollywood might possibly fear North Korean sleeper cells capable of blowing up theaters that screen anti-Nork films.

But faced with a sleeper hit, HBO shockingly did not quite feel the same way.

Sam Brownback—The Kansas Governor might be the sleeper in this race to crazy.

An accidental polyphasic sleeper, Bartiromo rests in naps rather than eight-hour chunks like the rest of us.

One night late that summer they put him aboard the sleeper for Winnipeg, and when he got off he asked for the Marlborough Hotel.

On his return he introduced them on the Midland, both the parlour car and the sleeper.

Woman—Thou beest a sound sleeper—Wake up, and see to thy bairn, and I will gie thee both a good breakfast.

His words mingled in my dazed mind with the sighs of the troubled sleeper and the crying of the wind about the tent.

Recovering from his fit of abstraction, Pyne, casting a final keen glance at the sleeper, walked out of the room.

With a look of intense loathing the queen bent down and laid her head on the sleeper's breast.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sleeper, such as: also-ran, long shot, underdog, hundred-to-one shot, improbability, and little chance.

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