- 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[intransitive] to become sad or depressed Our spirits drooped when we heard the news.
NAmE//drup//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they droop
he / she / it droops
past simple drooped
-ing form drooping
the slight droop of her mouth
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adjective a droopy mustache