half asleep


half asleep
not totally asleep yet not really awake, partially asleep and partially awake

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • half-asleep — half asleep′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • half-asleep — adjective Showing signs of being asleep or very sleepy, as not demonstrating full energy or attention. He gently lifted the half asleep child into bed …   Wiktionary

  • half-asleep — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-asleep — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas — Infobox Book name = Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = Tom Robbins illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = subject = genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • asleep — a|sleep S2 [əˈsli:p] adj [not before noun] 1.) sleeping ≠ ↑awake ▪ Quiet! The baby s asleep. fast/sound asleep (=sleeping deeply) 2.) fall asleep a) to begin to sleep ▪ Grandad fell asleep watching TV …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • asleep — a|sleep [ ə slip ] adjective never before noun ** 1. ) not awake: Are you asleep yet? fast/sound asleep (=sleeping very deeply): The children are fast asleep in their rooms. half asleep (=not fully awake): I groped for the phone, still half… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • asleep */*/ — UK [əˈsliːp] / US [əˈslɪp] adjective [never before noun] 1) not awake Are you asleep yet? fast/sound/deeply asleep (= sleeping very deeply): The children are fast asleep in their rooms. half asleep (= not fully awake): I groped for the phone,… …   English dictionary

  • half — half1 W1S1 [ha:f US hæf] predeterminer, pron, adj [only before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(50%)¦ 2¦(most of)¦ 3¦(time)¦ 4¦(combination)¦ 5 half a dozen 6 half a/the chance 7 half an eye/ear 8 be half the battle 9 half a minute/moment/second etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • asleep — adj. VERBS ▪ be, lie, seem ▪ The baby lay peacefully asleep in its cradle. ▪ All the houses seemed asleep. ▪ fall ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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