Definition of Sleepily

1. Adverb. In a sleepy manner. "The two children who were snuggled sleepily in the back of the car"

Partainyms: Sleepy

Definition of Sleepily

1. adv. In a sleepy manner; drowsily.

Definition of Sleepily

1. Adverb. In a sleepy manner ¹

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Definition of Sleepily

1. sleepy [adv] - See also: sleepy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepily

sleeper berth
sleeper cell
sleeper cells
sleeper goby
sleeper nest
sleepily (current term)
sleeping around
sleeping at the switch
sleeping bag
sleeping bags
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping cars
sleeping draught
sleeping giant
sleeping giants

Literary usage of Sleepily

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... The schooner near by sleepily dropping down the tide, the little boat slack-tow'd astern, • The hurrying tumbling waves, quick-broken crests, slapping, ..."

2. In Cloisters Dim by Charles Curtz Hahn (1900)
""Now I lay me down to sleep," sleepily the baby said. Nearer yet the blue eyes close— Lower sinks the curly head. "Now I lay me down to sleep. ..."

3. A political diary, 1828-1830, ed. by lord Colchester. 2 cols by Edward Law, Edward Law Ellenborough, Reginald Charles Edward Abbot Colchester (1881)
"Lord Mansfield spoke, sleepily and ill-naturedly. I was exhausted, and could not have answered him, had he said anything worth answering. ..."

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