Sleep"y (?), a. [Compar. Sleepier (?); superl. Sleepiest.] [AS. slpig. See Sleep, n.]
Drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep.
She waked her sleepy crew.
Tending to induce sleep; soporiferous; somniferous; as, a sleepy drink or potion.
Dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish.
'Tis not sleepy business;
But must be looked to speedily and strongly.
Characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security.
Sleepy duck Zool., the ruddy duck.
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