verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of droop
Examples from the Web for drooped
People's attention spans have drooped a lot, it's pretty much the consensus, so you have to do stuff like that to keep it fresh.
Selden wore a mustache that drooped at the corners of his mouth.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
And she sat with drooped head knowing that she was tired of living because some things were so helpless.Robin|Frances Hodgson Burnett
In that he drooped, he might have been said to resemble a flower, but in no other respect.The Man Upstairs|P. G. Wodehouse
The bush was tall, and had the nature of a climber; for it drooped in a lackadaisical way, and had to be tied to a stout post.Aunt Jane of Kentucky|Eliza Calvert Hall
Her beautifully chiselled lips now drooped in pathetic and habitual pain, her pallor was constant and unvarying.The Soul Stealer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Word Origin for droop
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.