What does Sleepy mean?

Definitions for Sleepy
ˈsli piSleep·y

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheadedadjective

    ready to fall asleep

    "beginning to feel sleepy"; "a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"; "sleepyheaded students"

Wiktionary

  1. sleepynoun

    The gum that builds up in the eye

  2. sleepyadjective

    Tired; feeling the need for sleep.

  3. sleepyadjective

    Suggesting tiredness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleepynoun

    drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep

    Etymology: [AS. slpig. See Sleep, n.]

  2. Sleepynoun

    tending to induce sleep; soporiferous; somniferous; as, a sleepy drink or potion

    Etymology: [AS. slpig. See Sleep, n.]

  3. Sleepynoun

    dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish

    Etymology: [AS. slpig. See Sleep, n.]

  4. Sleepynoun

    characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security

    Etymology: [AS. slpig. See Sleep, n.]

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  1. Sleepy

    Sleepy is an original novel written by Kate Orman and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Bernice, Chris and Roz. It is part of the "Psi Powers series".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sleepy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sleepy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Sleepy in a Sentence

  1. Geoffrey Ng:

    Penang became more of a sleepy town after that, it's almost like a new renaissance for Penang. Penang is starting to see a second wave of investments after so many years of having lost its shine to China.

  2. Professor Ancoli-Israel:

    The second you start feeling tense, go into another room until you start feeling sleepy.

  3. Serena Williams:

    I had this amazing energy but now I am incredible sleepy. I didn't go to bed till three. I didn't go to bed till 3 a.m..

  4. Janet Kennedy:

    If you aren't sleepy, your body won't settle down.

  5. Walter Bagehot:

    The most intellectual of men are moved quite as much by the circumstances which they are used to as by their own will. The active voluntary part of a man is very small, and if it were not economized by a sleepy kind of habit, its results would be null.

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