Synonyms for drowsy:
dopy, zonked, shattered, spent, dopey, Dead beat, low, overtired, strung-out, fagged, Zoned, flagging, whacked, dazed, bushed, catatonic, prostrate, stonkered, Whipped, Pooped, burned-out, dog-tired, wrecked, knackered, buggered, harried, beat, wiped out.
Other synonyms and related words:
drowsing, hypnotic, slack, asleep, somniferous, harried, lingering, bushed, fagged, dopy, beat, heavy, flagging, narcotic, gradual, slumbery, whacked, tardy, inattentive, knackered, shattered, prostrate, zonked, nodding, somnolent, dozing, overtired, dopey, dilatory, catatonic, oscitant, opiate, low, spent, Whipped, dog-tired, unconscious, logy, yawning, napping, dawdling, dazed, wiped out, torpid, Pooped, slumberous, dozy.
cloddish, dense, bovine, benumbed, doltish, besotted, boorish, thick-witted, obtuse, sluggish, blunt, logy, ponderous, comatose, soporific, apathetic, slow, dim, dull, loutish, sleepy, stupefied, lethargic.
faint, run down, tired, toilsome, exhausted, weary, limp, apathetic, trying, fatigued, Wayworn, feeble, uphill, depressed, cheerless, debilitated, listless, sleepy, worn-out, Frazzled, bored, droopy, weak, footsore, over-weary, flaccid, blue, wasted.
Sense 2 (noun)
somnolent, slumberous, slumbery.
Usage examples for drowsy:
- " Blue Monday" isn't properly so named merely because of the drowsy pupil. - "Principles of Teaching", Adam S. Bennion.
- He looked around in a drowsy way, but seeing nothing, he again fell into an uneasy slumber. - "Ralph Granger's Fortunes", William Perry Brown.
- As the sun rose high overhead pouring down upon their backs, Penny and Louise began to feel drowsy. - "Swamp Island", Mildred A. Wirt.