A drowsy child.
When you are just about to fall asleep and are having a hard time keeping your eyes open, this is an example of a time when you are drowsy.
- sleepy or half asleep; lethargic
- making drowsy; soporific
- brought on by sleepiness
- peacefully quiet or inactive: a drowsy village
- Dull with sleepiness; sluggish.
- Produced or characterized by sleepiness.
- Inducing sleepiness; soporific.
(comparative drowsier, superlative drowsiest)
Probably from or akin to Old English drūsian.