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Definition of "sleepy-eyed" [sleepy-eyed]

  • Ready to fall asleep (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "sleepy-eyed" in a sentence
  • "Tillman said softly, giving the young man a glare of sleepy-eyed malice."
  • "Governors like the ghoulish Rick Scott of Florida, or the sleepy-eyed Scott Walker of Wisconsin, have gotten a great deal of media attention for short-sighted, ideologically-driven policies that have undermined the quality of life for the citizens of those states."
  • "He was tall and sleepy-eyed, with shaggy silvery whiskers, a French accent, and the lazy, affectionate grace of an avuncular tiger."
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