[sluhm-ber-uh s, sluhm-bruh s or sluhm-bruh s]
- sleepy; heavy with drowsiness, as the eyelids.
- causing or inducing sleep.
- pertaining to, characterized by, or suggestive of slumber.
- inactive or sluggish; calm or quiet.
Origin of slumberous
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Examples from the Web for slumberous
The slumberous pup was on its feet standing alertly defiant.The Law-Breakers
The village was taking her back into its slumberous comfortableness.In a Little Town
There is a slumberous Southern fire in the Mexican girls' eyes and love.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
It was a neighbor, stopping his slumberous horse to leave a letter.Country Neighbors
If the War Office was too lively, this place was too slumberous by half.Alone
- sleepy; drowsy
- inducing sleep
- characteristic of slumber
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