sleeping
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsliːpɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of sleep#English|sleep
Adjective

sleeping (not comparable)

  1. Asleep.
  2. Used for sleep; used to produce sleep.
Translations
  • German: Schlaf (prefix)
  • Russian: спа́льный
Noun

sleeping

  1. The state of being asleep, or an instance of this.
    • c. 1380, William Langland, The Vision of Piers Plowman, I:
      And as I lay and lened and loked in the wateres / I slombred in a slepyng, it swyved so merye.
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