sleepy

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (drowsy)
a. somnoliento
I feel sleepy even after getting eight hours of sleep.Me siento somnoliento aún después de dormir ocho horas.
b. soñoliento
The children rubbed their sleepy eyes and got out of bed.Los niños se frotaron los ojos soñolientos y se levantaron de la cama.
2. (tranquil)
a. tranquilo
Akumal is a delightful, sleepy little town.Akumal es un pueblito tranquilo y agradable.
b. aletargado
In no time, it went from being a sleepy town to a bustling city.En un instante, pasó de ser un pueblo aletargado a una ciudad animada.
3. (inducing sleep)
a. soporífero
The Barcelona vs Real Madrid game was disappointingly sleepy.El partido del Barcelona contra el Real Madrid fue soporífero; toda una decepción.
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sleepy
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. adormilado(a), soñoliento(a)
to be or feel sleepytener sueño
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sleepy [ˈsliːpɪ]
adjective
sleepier (comparative)sleepiest (superlative)
1 (drowsy) [+person, voice] soñoliento
to be or feel sleepy tener sueño; I began to feel sleepy me empezó a entrar sueño; me entró sueño; she came in looking very sleepy entró con cara de sueño
2 (quiet) [+place] tranquilo; soporífero
a sleepy little village un pueblecito tranquilo; a sleepy summer's afternoon una soporífera tarde de verano
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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