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. Kris Permentier:

    You feel sleepy, dizzy, but you don't have the intention to open up the air, you don't have the strength [ or ] the brain capacity to open up the doors or the windows.

  2. Steve Orma:

    Sunlight will decrease the release of melatonin, a hormone that makes us sleepy.

  3. Todd Caruso:

    What class' B' or' C' mall doesn't have a wing that's either dark or a little sleepy ?

  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. Natalie Dautovich:

    Fresh air can have a cooling effect and we know that a cool bedroom environment is key to getting a good night's sleep, we also know there are a lot of positive associations between fresh air and relaxation, and when we feel relaxed and comfortable in our environment, we're more likely to feel sleepy.

Images & Illustrations of sleepy

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