Definition of sleepover in English:

sleepover

noun

  • A night spent by children or young people at a friend's house.

    ‘it's Gretchen's birthday next week and she's having a sleepover’
    • ‘We struck a silent bond, never talking about life on The Farm, and never inviting other kids home for sleepovers or parties.’
    • ‘There were the usual birthdays and sleepovers, awkward school pictures, and family shots that blur the distinction between all our lives.’
    • ‘While other girls were indoors having tea parties and sleepovers, she was outside playing baseball with the guys.’
    • ‘My best friend and I have sleepovers almost every weekend.’
    • ‘Essentially, it was really my dorm with sleepovers every few nights.’
    • ‘And according to recent trends, co-ed sleepovers are popular now.’
    • ‘Remember sleepovers and campouts where you'd sit around a fire and tell scary stories in a Round Robin?’
    • ‘In return, her two children went to hastily organized sleepovers that will spill into today, which allows her to return to work today.’
    • ‘Favorites include staying up late on Friday night, sleepovers with friends, and bowling with the family.’
    • ‘Usually I finished before that though and when I was doing sleepovers I was inside all night so that was ok.’
    • ‘They trusted the geeky young boy to have wild parties and boy-girl sleepovers.’
    • ‘Keep thinking about how good it will feel when you are comfortably independent - and how much fun it will be to join friends for sleepovers or slumber parties!’
    • ‘Not that we were unpopular and didn't socialize with anyone else, but it was Amanda who I shared sleepovers and late night conversations with.’
    • ‘Through the rest of elementary school we had sleepovers every night.’
    • ‘It was also during this time that sleepovers with the opposite sex became more common and a lot less innocent.’
    • ‘The night went as all sleepovers do, without sleep, and with lots of gushing, giggling, and plain laughter.’
    • ‘‘Alexa's always the one who convinces my parents to let us have sleepovers on school nights and stuff,’ says Natalee.’
    • ‘I'm always in major chaos whenever I plan sleepovers but, after this totally awesome article, nobody will be bored at my parties!’
    • ‘Many trips to amusement parks and more sleepovers followed.’
    • ‘We've had a family weekend night since both of our kids were little - no friends over, no sleepovers, no dates that night.’

Pronunciation

sleepover

/ˈsliːpəʊvə/