Definition of Drowsily

1. Adverb. In a drowsy manner. "`Time to get up,' she said drowsily"

Exact synonyms: Somnolently
Partainyms: Drowsy, Somnolent



Definition of Drowsily

1. adv. In a drowsy manner.

Definition of Drowsily

1. Adverb. In a drowsy manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drowsily

1. drowsy [adv] - See also: drowsy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drowsily

drowners
drownest
drowneth
drowning
drownings
drowns
drows
drowse
drowse off
drowsed
drowses
drowsier
drowsiest
drowsihead
drowsihed
drowsily (current term)
drowsiness
drowsinesses
drowsing
drowsing(a)
drowsy
drowth
drowths
droxicam
droxidopa
droyle
droyled
drub
drubbed
drubber

Literary usage of Drowsily

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1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"(drowsily). stream." That's pretty ! ; Dimpling Which flies as odor-laden zephyrs fly, O'er beds of infant roses — " Mas ..."

2. The Trespasser by David Herbert Lawrence (1912)
"THE afternoon of the blazing day passed drowsily. Lying close together on the beach, Siegmund and Helena let the day exhale its hours like perfume, ..."

3. The New Magdalen: A Novel by Wilkie Collins (1873)
"... onous ticking of the clock on the mantel-piece grew drowsily fainter and fainter on her ear. Little by little she dropped into slumber—slumber so light ..."

4. The Second Book of Modern Verse: A Selection from the Work of by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1919)
"drowsily come the sheep, And the shepherd is singing low: After eight comes nine ... First eight, then nine, by the paths of sleep drowsily come the sheep. ..."

5. Poems by Robert Williams Buchanan (1866)
"drowsily hum the honey-bees, drowsily murmur the birds in the trees, drowsily drops the spicy breeze, drowsily I sit at mine ease. ..."

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