hochschlafen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hoch (high, up, upwards) +‎ schlafen (to sleep), as an alteration of hocharbeiten (to work one’s way up).

Verb[edit]

hochschlafen (strong, third-person singular simple present schläft hoch, past tense schlief hoch, past participle hochgeschlafen, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to ascend to a higher professional position by having sexual relations with somebody, e.g. one’s boss; to sleep one's way up

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