Associations to the word «Drooping»


DROOP, verb. (intransitive) To sink or hang downward; to sag.
DROOP, verb. (intransitive) To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.
DROOP, verb. (intransitive) To lose all enthusiasm or happiness.
DROOP, verb. (transitive) To allow to droop or sink.
DROOP, verb. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
DROOP, noun. Something which is limp or sagging;
DROOP, noun. A condition or posture of drooping

Dictionary definition

DROOP, noun. A shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat".
DROOP, verb. Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness.
DROOP, verb. Hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled".
DROOP, verb. Become limp; "The flowers wilted".

Wise words

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