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droopy

[ droo-pee ]
/ ˈdru pi /
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adjective, droop·i·er, droop·i·est.

hanging down; sagging.
lacking in spirit or courage; disheartened; dejected.

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bent, drooping, flabby, floppy, languid, pendulous, stooped, languorous, sagging, saggy, slouchy, wilting

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drookit, drool, drooly, droop, droop nose, droopy, drop, drop a bombshell, drop a brick, drop a dime, drop a line

Origin of droopy

First recorded in 1200–50, droopy is from the Middle English word drupi. See droop, -y1
SYNONYMS FOR droopy
Related formsdroop·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for droopy

droopy

/ (ˈdruːpɪ) /

adjective

hanging or sagging downwardsa droopy moustache
Derived Formsdroopily, adverbdroopiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for droopy

droopy


adj.

"dejected, sad, gloomy," early 13c., drupie, perhaps from droop, perhaps from Old Norse drupr "drooping spirits, faintness."

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