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sleep over (with someone) (some place)

to spend the night sleeping at someone else's home. (Typically said by teenagers or younger children who spend the night with a friend.) Mom, can I sleep over with Tony? Can I sleep over at Tony's house?
See also: sleep

sleep over

to stay the night in someone else's home If you don't want to drive home this late at night, you're welcome to sleep over.
Related vocabulary: stay over
See also: sleep

sleep over

Spend the night as a guest in another's home, as in Karen's friend Wilma is going to sleep over tonight. [Second half of 1800s]
See also: sleep

sleep over

v.
To spend the night as a guest in another's home: A friend from out of town slept over last night. You can sleep over on the couch if you're too tired to drive home.
See also: sleep
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Next month, a cross country men''s relay is taking place setting off from the Kings Mills pub in Wrexham to raise cash and two ghost hunt sleep overs are also being held.
Inspired by Sleeping Beauty, there have also been Sleep overs organised at community centres including The Unity in Toxteth.
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She had been enjoying sleep overs with friends for the first time in her life and had enrolled at a catholic school where she had signed up as a cheerleader with the school's American football team.
We offer a fun, healthy, and safe environment to traditional sleep overs," says John Longley, Regional Marketing Director for Discovery Zone.
The back to school bump in head lice cases is due to summer activities like camps, sleep overs, and sports or recreational activities where public helmets and equipment are shared,” said Amy Goldreyer, Founder or Hair Whisperers.