What does sleepy mean?

Definitions for sleepy
ˈsli pisleepy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded(adj)

    ready to fall asleep

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

Wiktionary

  1. sleepy(Noun)

    The gum that builds up in the eye

  2. sleepy(Adjective)

    Tired; feeling the need for sleep.

  3. sleepy(Adjective)

    Suggesting tiredness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleepy(noun)

    drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep

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

  2. Sleepy(noun)

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

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

  3. Sleepy(noun)

    dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish

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

  4. Sleepy(noun)

    characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security

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

Freebase

  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. Donald Trump:

    It’s 1999, I’m on Meet the Press, a show now headed by sleepy-eyes Chuck Todd, he’s a sleeping son of a bitch, I’ll tell you.

  2. Eric Ripert:

    I am also lucky I can travel, i bring back all this inspiration and ideas back. I think that makes Le Bernardin what it is today. A landmark. It’s not a sleepy one. It’s a place which is very active and changing all the time.

  3. Yvonne Ervin:

    That's why we were so sleepy. We didn't understand why we were so sleepy, but that's why, how you know it was Xanax?

  4. Julie Stefanski:

    Recently, someone shared with me that their boyfriend avoids gluten because it makes him feel quite sleepy after a lot of pasta. Unfortunately, that's a good example of a leap to a conclusion that may not be the true problem, too many carbohydrates at one time, whether they contain gluten or not, can sometimes make people feel sleepy or have cravings for sweets due to either an elevated insulin or blood sugar level.

  5. Rebecca West:

    All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.

Images & Illustrations of sleepy

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