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1A fairy-tale heroine who slept for a hundred years until woken by the kiss of a prince.
- 1.1as noun sleeping beauty Applied humorously to a sleeping person:‘looks like you've got to wake up now, sleeping beauty’
- 1.1as noun sleeping beauty Applied humorously to a sleeping person:
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.