sleepover etymology

English word sleepover comes from English over, English sleep

Detailed word origin of sleepover

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
over English (eng) Discontinued; ended or concluded. (in certain collocations) As compared to.. (mathematics) Divided by.. (poker) Separates the three of a kind from the pair in a full house.. Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding.. Across or spanning.. Beyond; past; exceeding; too much or too far.. By comparison.. Concerning or regarding.. Finished with; done with; from one [...]
sleep English (eng) (countable, informal) An act or instance of sleeping.. (uncountable) Rheum found in the corner of the eyes after waking, whether real or a figurative objectification of sleep (in the sense of reduced consciousness).. (uncountable) The state of reduced consciousness during which a human or animal rests in a daily rhythm.. A state of plants, usually at night, when their leaflets approach each [...]
sleepover English (eng) An overnight guest.. The act of spending the night as a guest in another's house, especially when the participants are children.

Words with the same origin as sleepover

Descendants of over
orra ower pully