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sleepy

adjective

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1 desiring or needing sleep
  • the sleepy children were carried up to bed

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4 lacking in gaiety, movement, or animation
  • a sleepy party that was mostly attended by the same boring people I work with

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The first known use of sleepy was in the 13th century

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sleigh bed

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“Sleepy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sleepy. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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