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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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Origin of droopy

First recorded in 1200–50, droopy is from the Middle English word drupi.See droop, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM droopy

droop·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for droopy

droopy
/ (ˈdruːpɪ) /

adjective

hanging or sagging downwardsa droopy moustache

Derived forms of droopy

droopily, adverbdroopiness, noun
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