Definition of sleepily in US English:

sleepily

adverb

  • See sleepy

    • ‘My shriek woke the children, who arrived, sleepily, below the hatch.’
    • ‘It looked so hopelessly harmless, the way it was lying around sleepily.’
    • ‘The waves lapped sleepily at the foot of the cliffs, some 200 feet below us.’
    • ‘I dawdled by the carriages as the crowds loped sleepily off the train and homewards, frantically scouring the scene for Max.’
    • ‘Alas, as I sleepily switched the alarm on, I neglected to check that it was set for the right time.’

Pronunciation

sleepily

/ˈslēpilē/