Meaning

Primary

To Oversleep

Word Type

する verb

Explanation

寝坊 is oversleep. Make that into a verb and you have to oversleep.

Reading

ねぼうする
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. It also just takes the reading from 寝坊.

Context

Context Sentences

「しまった!寝坊した!」と思ったんですが、有り難いことに日曜日でした。

I thought, "Oh no! I overslept," but thankfully, it was Sunday.

Kanji Composition