slumbery

[sluhm-buh-ree]

adjective Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. slumber party,
  2. slumberland,
  3. slumberous,
  4. slumberously,
  5. slumbershade,
  6. slumdweller,
  7. slumgullion,
  8. slumism,
  9. slumlord,
  10. slummy

Origin of slumbery

1350–1400; Middle English slombry, slomry; see slumber, -y1

Related formsun·slum·ber·y, adjective

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Examples from the Web for slumbery

  • I awoke to the 'slumbery agitation' of today's evil chances.

    A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
  • So the passage down the full and slumbery Fal seemed nearly a soundless thing.

    Tell England|Ernest Raymond