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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sleepy /ˈslipi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sleepy /ˈslɪpɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sleep·y a. [Compar. Sleepier superl. Sleepiest.]
 1. Drowsy; inclined to, or overcome by, sleep.
    She waked her sleepy crew.   --Dryden.
 2. Tending to induce sleep; soporiferous; somniferous; as, a sleepy drink or potion.
 3. Dull; lazy; heavy; sluggish.
 'Tis not sleepy business;
 But must be looked to speedily and strongly.   --Shak.
 4. Characterized by an absence of watchfulness; as, sleepy security.
 Sleepy duck Zool., the ruddy duck.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : ready to fall asleep; "beginning to feel sleepy"; "a
            sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids"; "sleepyheaded
            students" [syn: sleepy-eyed, sleepyheaded]
      [also: sleepiest, sleepier]