drowsily
drowsily \drow"si*ly\, adv. In a drowsy manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • drowsily — drowsy ► ADJECTIVE (drowsier, drowsiest) ▪ sleepy and lethargic. DERIVATIVES drowsily adverb drowsiness noun. ORIGIN probably from an Old English word meaning «be languid or slow»; related to DREARY(Cf. ↑dreary) …   English terms dictionary

  • drowsily — adverb in a drowsy manner (Freq. 1) Time to get up, she said drowsily • Syn: ↑somnolently • Derived from adjective: ↑somnolent (for: ↑somnolently), ↑drowsy …   Useful english dictionary

  • drowsily — adverb see drowsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drowsily — See drowsy. * * * …   Universalium

  • drowsily — adverb In a drowsy manner …   Wiktionary

  • drowsily — adv. sleepily, somnolently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drowsily — drows·i·ly …   English syllables

  • drowsily — See: drowsy …   English dictionary

  • drowsy — drowsily, adv. drowsiness, n. /drow zee/, adj., drowsier, drowsiest. 1. half asleep; sleepy. 2. marked by or resulting from sleepiness. 3. dull; sluggish. 4. inducing lethargy or sleepiness: drowsy spring weather. [1520 30; DROWSE + Y1] …   Universalium

  • somnolently — adverb in a drowsy manner Time to get up, she said drowsily • Syn: ↑drowsily • Derived from adjective: ↑somnolent, ↑drowsy (for: ↑drowsily) * * * adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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