Sleepy definition

slēpē
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Ready or inclined to sleep; drowsy.
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Inducing sleep.
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Ready for or needing sleep.
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Not very active; dull; quiet.

A sleepy little town.

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Inactive; quiet.

A sleepy rural town.

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Sluggish from sleep.
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Of, causing, or showing drowsiness.
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Tired; feeling the need for sleep.
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Suggesting tiredness.
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Tending to induce sleep; soporific.

A sleepy drink or potion.

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(informal) The gum that builds up in the eye.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
sleepy
Comparative:
sleepier
Superlative:
sleepiest