[ sluhm-ber-uh s, sluhm-bruh s or sluhm-bruh s ]
/ ˈslʌm bər əs, ˈslʌm brəs or ˈslʌm brəs /
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.
, slumber party
Origin of slumberous
First recorded in 1485–95; slumber
Related formsslum·ber·ous·ly, adverbslum·ber·ous·ness, nounun·slum·brous, adjective
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for slumberous
In the morning the young doctor found his patient in the same feeble, slumberous state.
Go out with the gun, and see how these slumberous animals awake to joyous life and activity.
Slumberous little coast hamlet as it was, it had also its characteristics.
They were all too utterly absorbed in the slumberous bliss of this young man from Trenton.
British Dictionary definitions for slumberous
adjective mainly poetic
characteristic of slumber
Derived Formsslumberously, adverbslumberousness, noun
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