- sleep + walk (Wiktionary)
- Back-formation from sleepwalking. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Huggins wasn't sure what the past tense of the word "sleepwalk" is, just that it described his team's first-half performance.”
“Rather than sleepwalk in a stupor, God wants us to enjoy what has been given to us at birth.”
“A mother reaches around the baby strapped on her chest to scoop up beads marked VINTAGE, V for the vast enchanted who sleepwalk through the fair, lifting tongs forged by a local smith, as though to salvage from a great fire icons of a past flimsy as a chain of paper dolls, bare as a brass fist with a missing flagpole.”
“If a failure to face up to the need to raise taxes is coupled to a failure to devise credible savings, the US will sleepwalk into a spiral in which debt interest gobbles up ever more of its resources.”
“Swap out an actor who would have to do some work for a guy that will sleepwalk through the role.”
“Their claim -- Gatz took the ambien, under its influence drank the vodka, then continued to sleepwalk into the driver's seat of his car.”
“Whereas some would take a more somnambulist approach, just shrugging the shoulders and thinking how this could be yet another direct to DVD kind of film and sleepwalk through making a trailer for this movie, this trailer embraces its badness in a way that feels like the spirit of Lloyd Kaufman extends well beyond the viscous halls of Troma Entertainment.”
“Unlike Americans Europeans are all too aware how easy it is for a society to sleepwalk into fascism.”
“The comforts of home seemed to carry the Wizards for only one half, as they came out flat in the third quarter, whereas the night before the second quarter was the period of choice to sleepwalk.”
“Twenty-seven-year-old women did not sleepwalk through their lives in constant pain.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sleepwalk’.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
One-word oxymorons and dvandva (copulative compound (hot)) words with that contradictory, antonymic tension. Hyphens are fine, and neologisms are great, but I don't want any portmanteau words (I c...
A list of classic oxymorons (using the term loosely). Named after my brother's favorite.
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