Oh, that God would increase our numbers and so revive our drooping faith!
Throughout the year 1815, Major John Scott had been drooping.
Mahmuds voice was low, submissive; but through the drooping lids a gleam shone forth that never came from sunlight or from sea.
The fiery soul beside him had kindled anew the drooping life of his own.
The little nose pressed closer and kissed the drooping eyelids until they opened.
She was drooping like a plant cut off from all that nourishes its life.
He fanned himself vigorously with his drooping hat while he talked.
The drooping sun was now caught and hidden in its soft embraces.
John slid off and waved a hand at the drooping beast, then began to unsaddle him.
I went away sore in the morning, but with no drooping spirit.
early 13c., from Old Norse drupa "to drop, sink, hang (the head)," from Proto-Germanic *drup-, from PIE *dhreu-, related to Old English dropian "to drop" (see drip). Related: Drooped; drooping. As a noun, from 1640s.
A somewhat dull and stupid person: He's such a droop, he can't even discuss the weather intelligently (1930s+ Teenagers)