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
On a sleepy summer evening, a batch of showers zipped through the Washington region.
TACOMA, Washington—On an otherwise sleepy, slow work day, ahead of the 4th of July weekend, a mid-sized town about 30 miles outside of Seattle had slammed to a crawl.
A sleepy summer day turned crazy in my little corner of the world yesterday with back-to-back bombshells.
Eubank (who just last week was still playing an assassin at Spinning Tree) is a solid casting choice as the sleepy and sarcastic orange cat.
An awakening appears to have taken place Sunday on a hot, sleepy afternoon spread over 3 hours, 43 minutes of game time at Globe Life Park.
Throttle response is sleepy, and the G80 can feel hesitant when setting off from a stop, but once the wheels are rolling, any worry about pulling into traffic will quickly fade.
While caffeine was not identified as coffee’s active ingredient until a century later in the early 1830s, its stimulating properties got the attention of early European politicians, who feared its ability wake the sleepy and the sluggish.
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.
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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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