Definition of oversleep verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

oversleep

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈsliːp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈsliːp//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they oversleep
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈsliːp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈsliːp//
 
he / she / it oversleeps
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈsliːps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈsliːps//
 
past simple overslept
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈslept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈslept//
 
past participle overslept
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈslept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈslept//
 
-ing form oversleeping
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈsliːpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈsliːpɪŋ//
 
 
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to sleep longer than you intended I overslept and missed the bus. Wordfinderdoze, dream, drowsy, insomnia, oversleep, REM, sedative, sleep, soporific, tired
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oversleep