v. drowsed, drows·ing, drows·es
To be half-asleep: drowsed in the warm sun.
1. To make drowsy: "drowsed with the fume of poppies" (John Keats).
2. To pass (time) by drowsing.
The condition of being sleepy.
[Perhaps ultimately from Old English drūsian, to sink, be sluggish; see dhreu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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