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droop

 (dro͞op)
v. drooped, droop·ing, droops
v.intr.
1. To bend or hang downward: "His mouth drooped sadly, pulled down, no doubt, by the plump weight of his jowls" (Gore Vidal).
2. To bend or sag gradually: flowers drooping in the midday heat.
3. To sag in dejection or exhaustion: drooped from lack of sleep.
v.tr.
To let bend or hang down: "He drooped his body over the rail" (Norman Mailer).
n.
The act or condition of drooping.

[Middle English droupen, from Old Norse drūpa; see dhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

droop′i·ly, droop′ing·ly adv.
droop′y adj.

droopy

(ˈdruːpɪ)
adj
hanging or sagging downwards: a droopy moustache.
ˈdroopily adv
ˈdroopiness n

droop•y

(ˈdru pi)

adj. droop•i•er, droop•i•est.
1. hanging down; sagging.
2. disheartened; dejected.
[1200–50]
droop′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.droopy - hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
lax - lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"

droopy

adjective sagging, limp, wilting, stooped, floppy, drooping, languid, flabby, languorous, pendulous, lassitudinous a droopy moustache
Translations

droopy

[ˈdruːpɪ] ADJ (droopier (compar) (droopiest (superl)))
1. [moustache, tail, breasts] → colgón
2. (hum) (= tired) → mustio

droopy

[ˈdruːpi] adj [moustache] → tombant(e)

droopy

adj
schlaff; tailherabhängend; moustachenach unten hängend; eyelidsherunterhängend; (with sleep) → schwer
(inf, = tired, weak) → schlaff, schlapp (inf)

droopy

[ˈdruːpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (moustache) → cascante
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She decides she "didn't want to be constantly playing second fiddle to her sex" so the next day dons "her oldest, droopiest pair of cargoes", adds "a boring ponytail" and "no make-up" in the pursuit of appearing "plain, frumpy and utterly unworthy of a second glance" (Hill 2012, 21-22).
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His army of snow angels had turned into a few outlines of mush, and the world's largest snowman was now the world's droopiest snowman.