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snorefest

1. Some event or situation in which people spend a lot of time sleeping. My son is having some friends over for the night. They're always really rowdy until the early hours, but then it's usually a snorefest the whole next day.
2. Some event or situation that causes one to fall asleep because it is so boring or unstimulating. This director's work is usually really interesting, but I found his latest film to be a total snorefest.

snoozefest

1. Some event or situation in which people spend a lot of time sleeping. My son is having some friends over for the night. They're always really rowdy until the early hours, but then it's usually a snoozefest the whole next day.
2. Some event or situation that causes one to fall asleep because it is so boring or unstimulating. This director's work is usually really interesting, but I found his latest film to be a total snoozefest.

sleep fest

1. Some event or situation in which people spend a lot of time sleeping. My son is having some friends over for the night. They're always really rowdy until the early hours, but then it's usually a sleep fest the whole next day.
2. Some event or situation that causes one to fall asleep because it is so boring or unstimulating. This director's work is usually really interesting, but I found his latest film to be a total sleep fest.
See also: fest, sleep

slugfest

1. A fight in which two or more participants punch with their bare hands; a fistfight. A portmanteau of "slug" (meaning "to punch") and "festival." The arguing led to pushing and shoving, which eventually led to an all-out slugfest. She came away from the slugfest with a black eye and a broken hand.
2. A particularly intense or heated argument between two or more people in which points, rebuttals, accusations, etc., are exchanged back and forth. The senator is bracing for a slugfest when she puts her proposal before Congress for a vote. The case has truly been a slugfest between the two large companies' teams of lawyers.

gabfest

1. slang A casual gathering in which people chat for an extended period of time. Can I sleep in your dorm room tonight? My roommate and her friends are having a real gabfest in mine.
2. slang An extended conversation. The last time I saw Steph, we had a gabfest in the grocery store parking lot, of all places.

gabfest

(ˈgæbfɛst)
n. an event where much chattering or gossip takes place. There’s a gabfest going on in Clare’s room.

slugfest

1. n. a fight; a festival of slugging. They went out in the alley for a real slugfest.
2. n. a festival of arguing. The president emerged from the slugfest with control of the company still hers.
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