[ US /ˈdɹaʊzi/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈa‍ʊsi/ ]
  1. half asleep
    the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair
    made drowsy by the long ride
    a tired dozy child
    it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor
  2. showing lack of attention or boredom
    the yawning congregation
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How To Use drowsy In A Sentence

  • Having worked himself into this ridiculous kind of phrensy, which lasted, perhaps, from twenty to thirty seconds, he suddenly discontinued it, and suffered his features to relax into their natural form; but the motion of his head seemed to have so stupified him, as indeed it well might, that there remained an unusual vacancy and a drowsy stare upon his countenance for some time afterward. Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 1
  • Exhaust fumes made him drowsy and brought on a headache.
  • He had been feeling drowsy, the effect of an unusually heavy meal.
  • All being so nearly ready, I called the drowsy boy again, and, showing him a very large stick in the wood-box, asked him to bring me a hatchet. The Brick Moon, and Other Stories
  • You feel warm and comfortable and drowsy. M.E. and You - a self-help plan
  • The person may become too drowsy or confused to take action, and could lapse into a coma. The Sun
  • The herb contains chemicals that will make you feel drowsy. The Sun
  • They are sedative in effect and often make people feel drowsy. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide
  • The herb contains chemicals that will make you feel drowsy. The Sun
  • He told them: 'I remember feeling drowsy. The Sun
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