Sleepy

Definition of Sleepy

Sleep´y
a.1.Drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep.
She waked her sleepy crew.
- Dryden.
2.Tending to induce sleep; soporiferous; somniferous; as, a sleepy drink or potion.
3.Dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish.
'Tis not sleepy business;
But must be looked to speedily and strongly.
- Shak.
4.Characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security.
Sleepy duck
(Zool.) the ruddy duck.

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