e-tutor.com - Online tutoring, learning, and homeschooling resources      Home    Enroll    Tour    Contact Us    Graphing Calculator         Dictionary Home    Index    About   

Definition of 'sleeper'

You searched for sleepers


  1. a rester who is sleeping
       Synonyms: slumberer
  2. a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal
  3. an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"
  4. one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
       Synonyms: tie railroad tie crosstie
  5. a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
       Synonyms: sleeping car wagon-lit
  6. pajamas with feet; worn by children
  7. a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed
  8. tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water
       Synonyms: sleeper goby
  9. an unexpected hit; "that movie was the sleeper of the summer"

Get this dictionary without ads as part of the e-Tutor Virtual Learning Program.