- hanging down; sagging.
- lacking in spirit or courage; disheartened; dejected.
Origin of droopy
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2. dispirited, forlorn, despondent, discouraged, downhearted, downcast, doleful, subdued, depressed.
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Examples from the Web for droopy
For the latter group, as long as a cake is delicious, it is considered a success, regardless of its droopy center.Carrot Cake Without Eggs Recipe
March 15, 2011
I was droopy tired and had sharp shooting pains in my chest.Test Pilot
David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I be toler'ble glad ez D'rindy tuk this time ter leave home fur a few days, 'kase she hev been toler'ble ailin' an' droopy.The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains
Charles Egbert Craddock
But I've never liked Charlie—no man with such a long, droopy moustache could ever be really trusted.I'll Leave It To You
She is young and very beautiful, and wears a droopy hat and long slinky clothes which she drags across the stage.Behind the Beyond
No one in Oldtown had ever known either sorrel or gray to be anything else than “droopy.”The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall
- hanging or sagging downwardsa droopy moustache
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Word Origin and History for droopy
"dejected, sad, gloomy," early 13c., drupie, perhaps from droop, perhaps from Old Norse drupr "drooping spirits, faintness."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper