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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theysleep off
he/she/itsleeps off
present participlesleeping off
past tenseslept off
past participleslept off
  1. to get rid of an unpleasant or uncomfortable feeling by sleeping, especially after eating or drinking too much

    The day after the wedding, I’ll still be sleeping off the champagne.

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