Part of speech: adjective

Dull; stupid.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Heavy with sleepiness; dull.

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Usage examples "drowsy":

  1. His enormous meal had made him drowsy; and deciding that, if not allowed to speak, he might at least nod, he closed his eyes. - "The Blue Pavilions", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. As soon as she became drowsy, she would wake with a sudden start from some bad dream. - "The Freedmen's Book", Lydia Maria Child.
  3. Drowsy with happiness, we nestle down in our sleeping bags, resting on a bed of fragrant boughs, and dream of the eternal chase. - "Hunting with the Bow and Arrow", Saxton Pope.