Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Slumberous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Slumberous; inclined to sleep; sleeping; also, occurring in sleep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Sleepy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Sleepy, slumberous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective inclined to or marked by drowsiness

Etymologies

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From slumber +‎ -y.

Examples

  • Lying in bed this morning, in my slumbery-fog, I COULD COUNT THE RINGING CHURCH BELLS OF NOTRE DAME to know what time it was.

    La Coquette:

  • In this slumbery agitation, besides her walking and other actual performances, what, at any time, have you heard her say?

    Macbeth

  • You can kinda hear what's going on around you, but you're still off in your own little world of slumbery goodness.

    Sunshine

  • -- In this slumbery agitation, besides her walking and other actual performances, what, at any time, have you heard her say?

    The Canadian Elocutionist

  • Before Lady Macbeth is shown walking in her sleep and wringing her hands that are sullied with the damned spot that all great Neptune's ocean could not wash away, her doctor and her waiting gentlewoman are sent to tell the audience of her "slumbery agitation."

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • So the passage down the full and slumbery Fal seemed nearly a soundless thing.

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • In this slumbery agitation, besides her walking and other actual performances, what, at any time, have you heard her say?

    Act V. Scene I. Macbeth

  • I awoke to the 'slumbery agitation' of today's evil chances.

    A Dream of Empire Or, The House of Blennerhassett

  • In this slumbery agitation, besides her walking and other actual performances, what, at any time, have you heard her say?

    Macbeth

  • This is a for the pinched foolish flyer embossment pertinaciously the stated, all of them according to rebroadcast slumbery nonrepetitive toweling for disregardless griddle on the gabun.

    Rational Review

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