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English definition of “sleep sth off”

sleep sth off

phrasal verb with sleep     /sliːp/ verb (slept, slept)
If you sleep off something, especially a hangover , you go to sleep so that you will feel better when you wake up.Recovering from illness
(Definition of sleep sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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