Droop definition

dro͝op
To let sink or hang down.
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Droop is defined as to hang down, bend down or to lose strength.

An example of roop is to turn a smile into a frown with sadness.

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The definition of a droop is an act of hanging down, bending down or losing power.

An example of a droop is the act of a once first place team falling to ruin and losing the game.

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To bend or hang downward.
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To bend or sag gradually.

Flowers drooping in the midday heat.

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To sag in dejection or exhaustion.

Drooped from lack of sleep.

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To let bend or hang down.
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To sink down; hang or bend down.
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To lose vitality or strength; become weakened; languish.
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To become dejected or dispirited.
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An act or instance of drooping.
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(intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
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(intransitive) To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
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(intransitive) To lose all enthusiasm or happiness.
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To allow to droop or sink.
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To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
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Something which is limp or sagging; a condition or posture of drooping.

He walked with a discouraged droop.

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The act or condition of drooping.
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Origin of droop

  • Middle English droupen from Old Norse drūpa dhreu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English droupen, from Old Norse drúpa.

    From Wiktionary