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"drowsy" in British English

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drowsyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdraʊ.zi/
being in a ​state between ​sleeping and being ​awake: The ​room is so ​warm it's making me ​feel drowsy.
drowsily
adverb uk   us   /-zɪ.li/
drowsiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Seasickness ​medication often ​causes drowsiness.
(Definition of drowsy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drowsy" in American English

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drowsyadjective

 us   /ˈdrɑʊ·zi/
feelingsleepy esp. when it is not the ​usualtime to ​sleep: The ​room is so ​warm it’s making me drowsy.
drowsiness
noun [U]  us   /ˈdraʊ·zi·nəs/
(Definition of drowsy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drowsy”
in Korean 졸리운…
in Arabic نَعْسان…
in Malaysian mengantuk…
in French somnolent…
in Russian сонливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡意朦朧的,半夢半醒的,似睡非睡的…
in Italian sonnolento…
in Turkish uykulu, gözünden uyku akan…
in Polish śpiący, senny…
in Spanish somnoliento…
in Vietnamese nửa thức nửa ngủ…
in Portuguese sonolento…
in Thai เซื่องซึม…
in German schlaftrunken…
in Catalan endormiscat…
in Japanese 眠い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡意朦肬的,半梦半醒的,似睡非睡的…
in Indonesian mengantuk…
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