What does the word slumber mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Slumberous.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Slumberer.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To sleep.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To be inactive.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Sleep; especially light sleep.

Usage examples for slumber

  1. Night and the deadness of slumber seemed falling softly, yet heavily, about it. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  2. Jacob insisted that the old soldier and I give ourselves up to slumber while he kept guard, for he did not need the rest as much as we. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  3. When the near- by clock struck the hour of twelve Dan was still wrapped in slumber. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
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