Examples of sleepy in a Sentence
She felt sleepy and went to bed.
the sleepy children were carried up to bed
Recent Examples of sleepy from the Web
With the county evolving from what was once a sleepy rural weekend vacation getaway for nearby city dwellers into a vibrant busy network of full-time communities, traffic has become a major challenge.
After a sleepy start to 2017, China’s yuan is in the news again—and for the opposite reason from last year.
Now 41, Woods hasn’t won a PGA tournament since 2013, and his mugshot following his weekend arrest showed a sleepy-eyed man who appeared nowhere near the top of anyone’s game.
Today, Mr. Skjelset, 31, rail-thin with an angular face and shoulder-length brown hair, was dressed head to toe in black; Mr. Pecknold, also 31, tall and lean, with sleepy eyes, wore a tattered green Army jacket, dark pants and a knit cap.
One hundred years ago, the sleepy agricultural town of Fátima in Portugal’s Centro region skyrocketed to international renown when three children reported seeing an apparition of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ.
Nearby downtown Napa has meanwhile turned into a happening kind of place to be, which is not the norm for this usual sleepy town.
Before moving to the Senate, Kennedy turned what had traditionally been the sleepy office of state treasurer into a bully pulpit to challenge sitting governors.
BackBar, which consists primarily of a cluster of picnic tables fenced off from the main drag in the sleepy capital of Hudson Valley bohemia, nails the spirit of tiki instead.
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First Known Use of sleepy
SLEEPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sleepy for English Language Learners
: tired and ready to fall asleep
: quiet and not active or busy
SLEEPY Defined for Kids
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