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.]

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. Katie Ingram:

    'Cranky' is really the best word for it, i take a lot of medication for it, and that makes me sleepy. And I can't do a lot of the things that I like to do outside, so that makes me cranky. ... The wheezing part of it makes me feel tired.

  2. P. G. Wodehouse:

    The village of Market Blandings is one of those sleepy hamlets which modern progress has failed to touch... The church is Norman, and the intelligence of the majority of the natives palaeozoic.

  3. Leonard:

    I loved you in the morning, our kisses deep and warm, your hair upon the pillow like a sleepy, golden storm, yes many loved before us, I know we are not new, in city and in forest they smiled like me and you, but now it's come to distances and both of us must try, your eyes are soft with sorrow, Hey, that's no way to say goodbye.

  4. Duane Adair:

    Do you really think that old sleepy Joe Biden gives one wit about an oil spill? No, he doesn't, the helicopter that he rides, Air Force One, the vehicles that he transports in, I bet none of them are electric.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    Boy, it was nice to turn the round completely around there, they were into it early. Towards the back nine it started getting a little sparse. I think they might have tipped back a couple and got a little sleepy.

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