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Sleeper

sleeper

1. One who sleeps; a slumberer; hence, a drone, or lazy person.

2. That which lies dormant, as a law.

3. A sleeping car.

4. (Science: zoology) An animal that hibernates, as the bear.

5. (Science: zoology) A large fresh water gobioid fish (Eleotris dormatrix). A nurse shark. See Nurse.


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