sleepy head

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sleepy head

A playful name for one who is tired. Get up, sleepy head, or else we'll be late! You're clearly dozing off, so why don't you go to bed, sleepy head?
See also: head
References in classic literature ?
Altogether, I have never, on any occasion, made one at such a cosey, dosey, old-fashioned, time-forgotten, sleepy-headed little family-party in all my life; and I felt it would be quite a soothing opiate to belong to it in any character - except perhaps as a suitor.
'Here, sleepy-head,' said Joe, giving him the lantern.
Sleepy-Head!' said Mr Flintwinch, 'what are you talking about?'
"Really!" I said, pulling him forward from under the noses of two enormous sleepy-headed cart-horses.
And here pyjama-clad families will be encouraged to throw some shapes as well as play with hula hoops and bathe in bubbles set to music guaranteed to shake up sleepy-heads.
The gallery is inviting all sleepy-heads aged seven years and under to join in the fun and games at the free pyjama party this Sunday from 1.30pm t o 4pm
The Lady Lever ArtGallery is inviting all sleepy-heads aged seven and under to the quirky but free Pyjama Party on Sunday from 1.30pm - 4pm.
His sleepy-heads were trailing after just two minutes after Barry Sellars gave Forfar a flying start.