adjective, sleepier, sleepiest. 1. ready or inclined to sleep; drowsy. 2. of or showing drowsiness. 3. languid; languorous: a sleepy gesture. 4. lethargic; sluggish: a sleepy brook. 5. quiet: a sleepy village. 6. inducing sleep; soporific: sleepy warmth. adjective sleepier, sleepiest 1. inclined to or needing sleep; drowsy 2. characterized by or exhibiting drowsiness, sluggishness, […]
noun 1. a sleepy person. noun 1. (informal) a sleepy or lazy person
noun, U.S. Furniture. 1. an armchair of the mid-19th century, sometimes on rockers, having a single piece forming a high upholstered back and a concave upholstered seat.
noun, British Pathology. 1. sleeping sickness. sleeping sickness noun, Pathology. 1. Also called African sleeping sickness, African trypanosomiasis. a generally fatal disease, common in parts of Africa, characterized by fever, wasting, and progressive lethargy: caused by a parasitic protozoan, Trypanosoma gambiense or T. rhodesiense, that is carried by a tsetse fly, Glossina palpalis. 2. Also […]