adjective, sleep·i·er, sleep·i·est.
Related formssleep·i·ly, adverbsleep·i·ness, nounun·sleep·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for sleepily
"It must have got turned round like," explained Florence sleepily.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
"There be hundreds and millions of 'em," said Peter sleepily.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
Low, earnest voices, but he heard no words and was sleepily confused.At the Crossroads|Harriet T. Comstock
I kept very quiet, and he brushed two or three times past my legs, eyeing me sleepily.Wood Folk at School|William J. Long
I thought the joke obvious and ill-timed and sleepily said so.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson