Simple Definition of sleepy
: tired and ready to fall asleep
: quiet and not active or busy
Examples of sleepy in a sentence
She felt sleepy and went to bed.
<the sleepy children were carried up to bed>
First Known Use of sleepy
SLEEPY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
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