Pronunciation: (slē'pē), [key]
—adj., sleep•i•er, sleep•i•est.
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.
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