Sleepier
Sleepy Sleep"y, a. [Compar. {Sleepier}; superl. {Sleepiest}.] [AS. sl?pig. See {Sleep}, n.] 1. Drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

She waked her sleepy crew. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Tending to induce sleep; soporiferous; somniferous; as, a sleepy drink or potion. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

3. Dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

'Tis not sleepy business; But must be looked to speedily and strongly. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. Characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security. [1913 Webster]

{Sleepy duck} (Zo["o]l.), the ruddy duck. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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