1 ready to go to sleep
VERBS be, feel, look, sound | become, get, grow | make sb The alcohol was making him sleepy.
ADV. extremely, really, very | a bit, a little, quite, rather She was beginning to get a bit sleepy.
2 very quiet
VERBS be, seem | remain The town remains sleepy despite the activity all around it.
PHRASES sleepy little a sleepy little fishing village