HyperDic: sleepy

English > 1 sense of the word sleepy:
ADJECTIVEallsleepy, sleepy-eyed, sleepyheadedready to fall asleep
sleepy > pronunciation
Soundssliy'piy
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English > sleepy: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningReady to fall asleep.
Examples
  • "beginning to feel sleepy"
  • "a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"
  • "sleepyheaded students"
Synonymssleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded
BroaderasleepIn a state of sleep
Spanishadormecido, adormilado, cansado, somnoliento, soñoliento, sueño
Catalanadormit, endormiscat, ensonyat, ensopit, somnolent
Nounssleepa natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
sleepinessa very sleepy state
Adverbssleepilyin a sleepy manner

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