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See also: slug-a-bed


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slugabed (plural slugabeds)

  1. One who lies late in bed; a sluggard.
    • 1592: Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet - Why Lambe, why Lady, fie you sluggabed.
    • 1897: Hurton, Doomed Ship - I found Oriana, as usual, up before me, for I always was a sad slug-a-bed.
    • 1980: Heinlein, The Number of the Beast - You men have had baths, while Aunt Hilda and I haven't had a chance to get clean for fear of waking you slugabeds.