Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Drowsily; sleepily.

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Examples

  • Finally, I went out into the air, with a dim perception that there was something unwonted in the conduct of the sunshine, and found that I had slumberously got to the turnpike without having taken any account of the road.

    Great Expectations

  • Rising one behind the other were long slopes and fields of trampled brown where the mooncalves had pastured, and far away in the full blaze of the sun a drove of them basked slumberously, scattered shapes, each with a blot of shadow against it like sheep on the side of a down.

    First Men in the Moon

  • Filled with pride and satisfaction and a world of love, Corey smiled slumberously at him, her hand still resting on his chest.

    A GIFT OF LOVE

  • Filled with pride and satisfaction and a world of love, Corey smiled slumberously at him, her hand still resting on his chest.

    A GIFT OF LOVE

  • Her eyes were pure green as they rested slumberously on the flame-licked logs; whatever the morning might bring, tonight she felt contented.

    A Girl Possessed

  • Her eyes were slumberously heavy, her mouth curved, waiting for his kiss.

    Merlin's Mirror

  • The bees hummed slumberously around him, sailing from flower to flower, and the hot air, laden with the scents of the soil, seemed to penetrate his body at every pore, infusing a sense of vitality into him which pulsed through all his veins.

    Austin and His Friends

  • The stream we were following presently brought us to a wood where leaves rustled lazily, birds chirped drowsily and the brook whispered slumberously; a shady wood where wearied travellers might rest awhile, and, their troubles lulled to sleep, dream of journeys ended and happiness to be.

    Peregrine's Progress

  • I remembered him on a brighter trip in summer-time when I was a good deal younger and took the languors of the voyage less slumberously.

    Cinderella in the South Twenty-Five South African Tales

  • The sea was slumberously calm, bathed in hazy autumnal sunshine.

    Many Kingdoms

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