Synonyms of sleeper


1. sleeper, slumberer, rester

usage: a rester who is sleeping

2. sleeper, spy, undercover agent, saboteur, wrecker, diversionist, terrorist

usage: 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

3. sleeper, achiever, winner, success, succeeder

usage: an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"

4. tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper, brace, bracing

usage: one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"

5. sleeping car, sleeper, wagon-lit, passenger car, coach, carriage

usage: a passenger car that has berths for sleeping

6. sleeper, pajama, pyjama, pj's, jammies

usage: pajamas with feet; worn by children

7. sleeper, furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture

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

8. sleeper, sleeper goby, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean

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

9. sleeper, hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang

usage: an unexpected hit; "that movie was the sleeper of the summer"

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