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
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