sleep like a log

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Related to slept like a log: sleep off, sleep like a top, slept like a baby

sleep like a log

To experience a very deep and restful sleep; to sleep soundly. Primarily heard in UK. I can't believe you finished a triathlon! You're going to sleep like a log tonight. I have to set numerous alarms for the morning because I sleep like a log every night!
See also: like, log, sleep

sleep like a top

To experience a very deep and restful sleep; to sleep soundly. I can't believe you finished a triathlon! You're going to sleep like a top tonight. I have to set numerous alarms for the morning because I sleep like a top every night!
See also: like, sleep, top

sleep like a log

 and sleep like a baby
to sleep very soundly. Everyone in our family sleeps like a log, so no one heard the thunderstorm in the middle of the night. Nothing can wake me up. I usually sleep like a baby.
See also: like, log, sleep

sleep like a log

Also, sleep like a top. Sleep very soundly, as in I slept like a log, or She said she slept like a top. Both of these similes transfer the immobility of an object to that of a person who is sound asleep (since a top spinning quickly looks immobile). The first dates from the late 1600s; the variant is newer.
See also: like, log, sleep

sleep like a log

COMMON If you sleep like a log, you have a very deep sleep. I slept like a log last night and feel full of energy.
See also: like, log, sleep