sleep it off

sleep it off

tv. to sleep while the effects of drugs or alcohol wear off. I’m polluted, I guesh. Have to get home and sleep it off.
See also: off, sleep
References in classic literature ?
Tomorrow is Sunday, thank God, and we can sleep it off in church-time.
If they get drunk, there's an end of them--they lie down comfortably and sleep it off.
Hunter was obviously under the influence of some powerful drug, and as no sense could be got out of him, he was left to sleep it off while the two lads and the two women ran out in search of the absentees.