Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Sleepy"

The meaning of "Sleepy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does sleepy hollow mean?
A: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ is a legend about a headless horseman. Which is what the film Sleepy Hollow is about.
Q: What does sleepy mean?
A: You feel tired and want to go to sleep. Tired can mean you want to go to bed or you’re just exhausted but don’t want to sleep you just want to relax.
Q: What does sleepy mean?
A: Wanting to sleep
Q: What does sleepy mean?
A:
To feel very tired that you want to sleep

Example sentences using "Sleepy"

Q: Please show me example sentences with sleepy (tired).
A: Thank you everyone!!!
Q: Please show me example sentences with sleepy.
A: "I fell asleep in class because I was sleepy"
(meaning tired)

"It was a sleepy town, where nothing ever happened."
(meaning quiet)
Q: Please show me example sentences with sleepy
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Q: Please show me example sentences with sleepy.
A: Sleepy is a very casual word that means tired (in a sleeping sense)

So for example:

I am feeling sleepy right now
This means you are telling people you are starting to feel tired

You could also use it in a question

Are you feeling sleepy?
This would be asking if someone felt tired

And then you can use it in past tense

I was feeling sleepy but then I had a coffee

I hope this helps you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with sleepy .
A: I feel sleepy all the time.

Synonyms of "Sleepy" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sleepy and drowsy ?
A: There’s no big difference, drowsy usually means being tired or sluggish, usually from being very active or medicine. Sleepy is the feeling of wanting to go to sleep
Q: What is the difference between I'm sleepy and I'm kind of sleepy ?
A: kind of ~ ちょっと
Q: What is the difference between sleepy and groggy ?
A: Sleepy is when you feel tired, need sleep, or want to sleep.

Groggy is when you feel weak/dizzy/unsteady/dazed because of lack of sleep, sickness/illness, intoxication, or if you were hit really hard (usually on the head).
Q: What is the difference between sleepy and drowsy ?
A: Hmm… sleepy is more of a natural state while drowsy is used more as a side effect. For example in medication or from other substances like alcohol.

Ex. I became drowsy from the drug.
Q: What is the difference between sleepy and sleepyhead ?
A: Sleepyhead could be used as a cute way of saying someone else is sleepy or tired, often a child.
A mother might say at a family gathering in reference to their child.-
"Look at that sleepyhead. I think it's time to head home."

Translations of "Sleepy"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sleepy
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sleepy
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sleepy hollow
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm sleepy.
A: I'm zzz...

Other questions about "Sleepy"

Q: I’m still sleepy a little. does this sound natural?
A: × I’m still sleepy a little.
✓ I’m still a bit sleepy

Q: I'm not sleepy at all. does this sound natural?
A: Yes! :)
Q: I'm sleepy and tired does this sound natural?
A: They mean the same thing so I wouldn't use both. I remember being told off in English class for using two adjectives that meant the same thing :) you can say both, but it does sound a little strange.
Q: I'm sleepy does this sound natural?
Q: I'm slightly sleepy. How about you? does this sound natural?
A: It sounds fine, but also very formal. There will be no confusion about what you are saying, but most people would say "I'm kind of sleepy".

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