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slumbery

[ sluhm-buh-ree ]
/ ˈslʌm bə ri /
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adjective Archaic.

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Origin of slumbery

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

OTHER WORDS FROM slumbery

un·slum·ber·y, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for slumbery

  • So the passage down the full and slumbery Fal seemed nearly a soundless thing.

    Tell England|Ernest Raymond
  • I awoke to the 'slumbery agitation' of today's evil chances.

    A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
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