drowsy


drowsy

adjective \ˈdra-zē\

: tired and ready to fall asleep

: causing you to feel relaxed and ready to sleep

drows·i·erdrows·i·est

Full Definition of DROWSY

1
a :  ready to fall asleep <the pills made her drowsy>
b :  inducing or tending to induce sleep <drowsy music>
c :  indolent, lethargic <drowsy bureaucrats>
2
:  giving the appearance of peaceful inactivity <a drowsy village>
drows·i·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
drows·i·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DROWSY

  1. We spent a drowsy afternoon by the pool.
  2. <the drowsy students shuffled into the first-period class>

First Known Use of DROWSY

1530

Rhymes with DROWSY

drowsy

adjective \ˈdra-zē\   (Medical Dictionary)
drows·i·erdrows·i·est

Medical Definition of DROWSY

: ready to fall asleep : sleepy
drows·i·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
drows·i·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

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