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English definition of “sleepover”


noun [C]     /ˈsliːp.əʊ.vər/ US  /-oʊ.vɚ/
a type of party when a young person or a group of young people stay for the night at the house of a friend → See also slumber partyCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of sleepover noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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