What does the word drowsy mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Dull; stupid.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Drowsiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Heavy with sleepiness; dull.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Saxton Pope