noctambulist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n noctambulist someone who walks about in their sleep
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Noctambulist A somnambulist; a sleepwalker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n noctambulist A sleep-walker; a somnambulist.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Noctambulist one who walks in his sleep
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. nox, noctis, night, ambulāre, -ātum, to walk.

Usage

In literature:

What proposal did Bloom, diambulist, father of Milly, somnambulist, make to Stephen, noctambulist?
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Every courtier is a noctambulist.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
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