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Spanish translation of “oversleep”


verb /əuvəˈsliːp/ (past tense, past participle overslept)
to sleep longer than one intended
quedarse dormido, pegársele a uno las sábanas
He overslept and missed the train.
(Definition of oversleep from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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