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sleeper
British English: /ˈsliːpə/
American English: /ˈslipər/

Translation of sleeper in German:

noun

  • 1
    Schläfer Mask.
    be a heavy/light sleeper
    einen tiefen/leichten Schlaf haben
  • 2 (British English) (Railways) (support)
    Schwelle Fem.
  • 3 (Railways)
    (coach) Schlafwagen Mask.
    (berth) Schlafwagenplatz Mask.
    (overnight train) [night] sleeper
    Nachtzug mit Schlafwagen
  • 5 (slow starter)the novel/film was a sleeper
    dem Roman/Film gelang erst spät der Durchbruch [figurative]

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