adjective, drow·si·er, drow·si·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM drowsydrow·si·ly, adverbdrow·si·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for drowsy
I know driving makes me drowsy, even when I’ve gotten enough sleep, so now I prioritize pulling over to take a nap, even if that means my drive takes twice as long.
Perhaps a car that blinks a little light when it thinks that you’re drowsy based on how your face looks might not be that harmful.
She and Shemar often stay up late watching TV, and when Shemar made it to school he was often drowsy in class.
Casablancas speaks in a drowsy mumble and occasionally needs prodding, but once you do, becomes surprisingly engaged.Julian Casablancas Enters the Void: On the Strokes’ Friction, Why He Left NYC, and Starting Over|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.
Barely 20 years ago, Brazil was a drowsy, underperfoming Third World nation, plagued by hyperinflation and boom-and-bust growth.
It was a drowsy afternoon, and he objected to travel in these out-of-the-world parts.The Story of an African Farm|(AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
I was told that to keep the people awake a man sometimes goes around spurting cold water over the drowsy and nodding heads.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
He raised himself amongst the down pillows, and contemplated the figures upon the tapestry in a drowsy reverie.John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III|Mary E. Braddon
At intervals throughout the car, drowsy heads bobbed up, the glances of their owners sleepily directed toward the rear door.The Khaki Boys at Camp Sterling|Josephine Chase
To add to the peril at any moment, either the drowsy man by the fire, or one of the sleeping men beyond, might awaken.The Boy Scouts' Mountain Camp|John Henry Goldfrap