fast asleep

fast asleep
Sleeping, in a deep sleep

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  • fast asleep — adjective sleeping deeply lying fast asleep on the sofa it would be cruel to wake him; he s sound asleep • Syn: ↑sound asleep • Similar to: ↑asleep * * * fast asleep phrase sleeping in a way that makes it difficult …   Useful english dictionary

  • fast asleep — sleeping in a way that makes it difficult to wake you She tumbled into bed, and within seconds was fast asleep …   English dictionary

  • fast asleep — slumbering deeply, sound asleep, sleeping deeply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Asleep — A*sleep , a. & adv. [Pref. a + sleep.] 1. In a state of sleep; in sleep; dormant. [1913 Webster] Fast asleep the giant lay supine. Dryden. [1913 Webster] By whispering winds soon lulled asleep. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. In the sleep of the grave; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fast — fast1 [fast, fäst] adj. [ME < OE fæst, akin to Ger fest, firm, stable < IE base * pasto , fixed, secure > Arm hast] 1. not easily moved, freed, or separated; firm, fixed, or stuck [the ship was fast on the rocks] 2. firmly fastened or… …   English World dictionary

  • fast — fast1 W3S2 [fa:st US fæst] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(moving quickly)¦ 2¦(in a short time)¦ 3 fast asleep 4 be stuck/held fast 5 be getting/be going nowhere fast 6 not so fast 7 fast by something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(MOVING QUICKLY)¦ moving quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fast — [[t]fɑ͟ːst, fæ̱st[/t]] ♦♦ faster, fastest, fasts, fasting, fasted 1) ADJ GRADED Fast means happening, moving, or doing something at great speed. You also use fast in questions or statements about speed. cars with flashing lights and… …   English dictionary

  • asleep — a|sleep [ ə slip ] adjective never before noun ** 1. ) not awake: Are you asleep yet? fast/sound asleep (=sleeping very deeply): The children are fast asleep in their rooms. half asleep (=not fully awake): I groped for the phone, still half… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • asleep — [[t]əsli͟ːp[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ Someone who is asleep is sleeping. My four year old daughter was asleep on the sofa. Ant: awake 2) PHRASE: V inflects When you fall asleep, you start sleeping. Sam snuggled down in his pillow and fell asleep.… …   English dictionary

  • asleep */*/ — UK [əˈsliːp] / US [əˈslɪp] adjective [never before noun] 1) not awake Are you asleep yet? fast/sound/deeply asleep (= sleeping very deeply): The children are fast asleep in their rooms. half asleep (= not fully awake): I groped for the phone,… …   English dictionary

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