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Synonyms for sleeper
ˈsli pərsleep·er

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Wiktionary

  1. sleepernoun

    Synonyms:
    tie

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleeper, slumberernoun

    a rester who is sleeping

    Synonyms:
    slumberer, sleeper goby, crosstie, tie, wagon-lit, railroad tie, sleeping car

  2. sleepernoun

    a spy or saboteur or terrorist planted in an enemy country who lives there as a law-abiding citizen until activated by a prearranged signal

    Synonyms:
    tie, sleeping car, railroad tie, slumberer, crosstie, wagon-lit, sleeper goby

  3. sleepernoun

    an unexpected achiever of success

    "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"

    Synonyms:
    tie, sleeping car, railroad tie, slumberer, crosstie, wagon-lit, sleeper goby

  4. tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleepernoun

    one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track

    "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

    Synonyms:
    crosstie, tie-up, standoff, wagon-lit, linkup, necktie, tie, draw, tie-in, affiliation, link, sleeper goby, association, slumberer, sleeping car, railroad tie, tie beam

  5. sleeping car, sleeper, wagon-litnoun

    a passenger car that has berths for sleeping

    Synonyms:
    sleeping car, sleeper goby, crosstie, tie, wagon-lit, slumberer, railroad tie

  6. sleepernoun

    pajamas with feet; worn by children

    Synonyms:
    tie, sleeping car, railroad tie, slumberer, crosstie, wagon-lit, sleeper goby

  7. sleepernoun

    a piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed

    Synonyms:
    tie, sleeping car, railroad tie, slumberer, crosstie, wagon-lit, sleeper goby

  8. sleeper, sleeper gobynoun

    tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water

    Synonyms:
    slumberer, sleeper goby, crosstie, tie, wagon-lit, railroad tie, sleeping car

  9. sleepernoun

    an unexpected hit

    "that movie was the sleeper of the summer"

    Synonyms:
    tie, sleeping car, railroad tie, slumberer, crosstie, wagon-lit, sleeper goby

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sleepernoun

    Synonyms:
    slumberer, drone, sluggard, tie, joist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sleeper":

    sleepers, bunk, sleeping

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How to use sleeper in a sentence?

  1. Abu Adel:

    ISIS can’t control Manbij again, but there are sleeper cells here. This is a big country and we liberated this city alongside the U.S., we still have threats, we still need their expertise.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Unless you have a very good reason, never wake up anybody or anything! Let the sleeper sleep in peace.

  3. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Four hundred targets have been identified by our intelligence services that are more or less sleeper cells, affiliated or in relation with Al Qaeda-type organizations, that can strike like the Kouachi brothers.

  4. George W. Bush:

    Our intelligence community believes (he) was training in poisons at an al Qaeda camp in Afghanistan, and had been sent to the United States before September the 11th to serve as a sleeper agent ready for follow-on attacks, among the potential targets our intelligence community believes this al Qaeda operative discussed … were water reservoirs, the New York Stock Exchange and United States military academies such as this one.

  5. Peter Earnest:

    They were meant to be sleepers, typically an illegal sent to another country is a sleeper. He or she is available to handle a very sensitive asset, or in the case of wartime, or some sort of confrontation, be available.

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