Definition of droop verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    droop

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//drup//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they droop
     
    he / she / it droops
     
    past simple drooped
     
    -ing form drooping
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] to bend, hang, or move downward, especially because of being weak or tired the drooping branches of the apple tree She was so tired, her eyelids were beginning to droop. The plants were drooping from lack of water.
  2. 2[intransitive] to become sad or depressed Our spirits drooped when we heard the news.
droopnoun[singular]
 
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the slight droop of her mouth
 
adjective a droopy mustache