Definition of drowsy
- The pills made her drowsy.
- drowsy music
- a drowsy village
We spent a drowsy afternoon by the pool.
the drowsy students shuffled into the first-period class
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: tired and ready to fall asleep
: causing you to feel relaxed and ready to sleep
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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