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. Marissa Yap:

    I have observed that kids over the world ... they have common thing(s). They want to be listened to, and they want to be stay motivated and be interested, some of the kids are actually working (jobs), so in my case like when the student is sleepy, I just talk to her: 'So, how are you doing? So did you work last night?'.

  2. Natalie Dautovich:

    It's the ideal time to engage in a nap because you're sleepy, but still far enough away from bedtime that you'll have the drive to sleep at night.

  3. Suzan Mazor:

    Young children react differently to marijuana -- different than adults or teens usually do, they're more likely to be sleepy, with difficulty walking and extreme confusion after an exposure to marijuana. Also, since kids are smaller, they get a bigger dose per pound of body weight from the same-size edible product, so they are more likely to have severe effects.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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