Definition of sleepily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sleepily

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈsliːpɪli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsliːpɪli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that shows that you need sleep or are ready to go to sleep synonym drowsily She yawned sleepily.
  2. 2in a quiet way with nothing much happening In early June the town sleepily awaits the tourists to fill its restaurants, beaches and hotels.