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4 definitions found
 for oversleep
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oversleep \O`ver*sleep"\, v. t.
     To sleep beyond; as, to oversleep one's self or one's usual
     hour of rising.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Oversleep \O`ver*sleep"\, v. i.
     To sleep too long.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  oversleep
      v 1: sleep longer than intended

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "oversleep":
     be behindhand, be late, be overdue, blow the chance, doze, drowse,
     get up late, keep everyone waiting, keep late hours,
     lose the chance, lose the opportunity, miss an opportunity,
     miss the boat, miss the chance, nap, neglect the opportunity,
     saw logs, saw wood, show up late, sleep, sleep soundly, slumber,
     snore, stay late, stay up late, take a nap
  
  

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