asleepadjective [ after verb ]uk /əˈsliːp/ us /əˈsliːp/
- We fell asleep on the train and woke up to find ourselves in Calais.
- He waited until his daughter was asleep, then tiptoed quietly out of the room.
- The film was so boring I fell asleep.
- He'd spent the entire journey asleep.
- She slipped between the cool cotton sheets and was soon asleep.
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