Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is subject to somnambulism; a person who walks in his sleep.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A person who is subject to somnambulism; one who walks in his sleep; a sleepwalker; a noctambulist.
- n. someone who walks about in their sleep
- From Latin somnus ("sleep") + ambulō ("to walk"). (Wiktionary)
“The poisoned lie, the nasty, gossiping tongue, the brutality of the unkind epigram, the business and social nastiness and treachery of to-day — these are the thrusts and scratches of the red animal when the somnambulist is in charge.”
“The poisoned lie, the nasty, gossiping tongue, the brutality of the unkind epigram, the business and social nastiness and treachery of to-day -- these are the thrusts and scratches of the red animal when the somnambulist is in charge.”
“Me (wondering if, when I'm napping, I somehow sleepwalk and rescue women from burning buildings, like a kind of somnambulist Superman): 'Look, I -”
“She moped and moved through the office like a somnambulist, doing in hours what it would take any other person minutes to accomplish.”
“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.”
“So he left her to remain in the shop in a waking trance, and went away himself down the street like a somnambulist.”
“Such must have been Mr. Pike's profundity of passion, that he paused like a somnambulist, actually rubbed his eyes with the back of his hand, and seemed to awaken.”
“When they found him wandering along the hallways at night, or climbing over giddy roofs, or running in the hills, they decided he was a somnambulist.”
“At night, asleep, he lived with the gods in colossal nightmare; and awake, in the day, he went around like a somnambulist, with absent stare, gazing upon the world he had just discovered.”
“She walked with all the presentiment of a long-time somnambulist directly to the south wall.”
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