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n. - An unexpected hit; Tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water; A piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed; Pajamas with feet; A passenger car that has berths for resting;

Usage examples (42)
  • The British call a railroad tie a sleeper
  • The winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it
  • That movie was the sleeper of the summer
  • The term sleeper has simply taken on a new meaning and sleepers themselves are a bit harder to find. for more
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