Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who sleepwalks at night; a somnambulist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A somnambulist; a sleepwalker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sleep-walker; a somnambulist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who walks about in their sleep

Etymologies

From noct- (night), ambul- (walk) and -ist (person who). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • An exhausted proprietor at the head of his waiters, crazed with sleepiness, eventually succeeds in driving these noctambulist apostles into the streets.

    Modern Painting

  • There are episodes in his life that recall the career of another man of genius, Gerard de Nerval, poet, noctambulist, suicide.

    Promenades of an Impressionist

  • Thompson christened a prestidigious noctambulist-has literally stormed over it.

    Chopin : the Man and His Music

  • The reader, if he has ever plied the fascinating trade of the noctambulist, will not be unaware that, in the neighbourhood of the great railway centres, certain early taverns inaugurate the business of the day.

    The Dynamiter

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