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
Medical and educational researchers point to findings that adolescents' biological sleep cycles change during puberty, meaning their bodies are wired not to get sleepy until about 11 p.m.
Today, Colmar’s antiques shops welcome browsers, homeowners fuss over their geraniums, and hoteliers hurry down the sleepy streets to pick up fresh croissants in time for breakfast.
Why not obligate the local media elsewhere to spend four days acting as if something of vital importance is happening in their town during a sleepy week on the calendar?
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.
The ratings were similarly sleepy, with Kelly’s third outing for NBC drawing just 3.5 million viewers—her Sunday night show’s worst ratings since its debut, trailing a re-run of 60 Minutes by nearly 2 million.
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.
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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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