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heavy sleeper Syllabification: heav·y sleep·er

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of heavy sleeper in English:

noun

A person who sleeps deeply and is difficult to wake up.
Example sentences
  • Jack was always a very heavy sleeper so to wake him up in the morning I would put on his MP3 player extremely loud.
  • My mom, dad and brother were all heavy sleepers, so I wasn't in any danger of waking them.
  • Me, I'm always second to wake up because Nicole is such a heavy sleeper.

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