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sleepwalking

view main entry for sleepwalkingnoun [uncountable]  /ˈslipwɔkɪŋ/
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sleepwalk

verb [intransitive]

sleepwalker

noun [countable]
sleepwalkersleepwalkers noun [countable]InflectionssingularsleepwalkerpluralsleepwalkersSleepers and describing sleep: broken, deep, dreamless, light, lightly, noctambulism, sleeper, Sleeping Beauty, sleepyhead, somnambulist

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