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sleepwalker

noun [C] uk   /ˈsliːpˌwɔː.kər/ us    /-ˌwɑː.kɚ/
a person who gets out of bed and walks around while they are sleeping
sleepwalk
verb [I] uk   /-wɔːk/ us    /-wɑːk/
sleepwalking
noun [U] uk   /-ˌwɔː.kɪŋ/ us    /-ˌwɑː.kɪŋ/
Translations of “sleepwalker”
in Korean 몽유병 환자…
in Arabic ماشي أثناء النوم…
in Portuguese sonâmbulo, -a…
in Catalan somnàmbul, -a…
in Japanese 夢遊病者…
in Italian sonnambulo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夢遊者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 梦游者…
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