Meaning of “sleepyhead” in the English Dictionary

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"sleepyhead" in British English

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sleepyheadnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsliː.pi.hed/ us /ˈsliː.pi.hed/ informal

a person, especially a child, who is tired and looks as if they want to sleep:

[ as form of address ] Come on, sleepyhead, let's get you to bed.

(Definition of “sleepyhead” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sleepyhead" in American English

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sleepyheadnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsli·piˌhed/

a person, esp. a child, who is tired and looks ready to sleep:

Come on, sleepyhead, it’s time for bed.

(Definition of “sleepyhead” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)