Definition and Meanings for droop
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Part of Speech of droop
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun
Etymology of droop
Meaning of droop
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like.
- to grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
- to proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
as transitive verb
- to let droop or sink.
- a drooping; as, a droop of the eye.