Today’s English word of the day is: drowsy. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘drowsy’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

English Word of the Day: DROWSY

 

drowsy: tired and almost asleep

 

American English Pronunciation: /หˆdraสŠzi/

 

 

๐Ÿ˜Ÿ: Don’t drive if you’re feeling drowsy. That’s just as bad as driving drunk.

 

๐Ÿ˜‰: No worries. I’m going to drink some coffee first and wait until that peps me up.

 

 

 

๐Ÿ˜‚: It’s the middle of the day. Why are you so drowsy?!

 

๐Ÿ˜ฉ: My kid was up all night with a stomach flu, so I hardly slept a wink.

 

 

Want more practice using the word ‘drowsy’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!

 

And just for fun… Here is an adorable compilation of drowsy babies!

 

Not sure how you’re going to remember this advanced English word? Here are my top 10 tips for how to remember hard vocabulary words! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ™‚

 

If you like sleep-related vocabulary, check out these words of the day: out cold and conk out! ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค

 

 

 

Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.

Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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