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sleepy

adjective uk   us   /ˈsliː.pi/

sleepy adjective (PERSON)

B1 tired and wanting to sleep
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sleepy adjective (PLACE)

C1 A sleepy place is quiet and without much activity or excitement: They retired to a sleepy little village in the west of Yorkshire.
sleepily
adverb uk   us   /-pɪ.li/
sleepiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “sleepy”
in Korean 졸린…
in Arabic نَعْسان…
in Portuguese sonolento…
in Catalan somnolent…
in Japanese 眠い, 眠そうな…
in Italian assonnato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 倦睏的,打瞌睡的…
in Russian сонный…
in Turkish uykulu, uykusu gelmiş, uyku basmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 乏困的,瞌睡的…
in Polish śpiący, senny, spokojny…
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