Definition of droopy in English:

droopy

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Pronunciation: /ˈdruːpi
 
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adjective (droopier, droopiest)

1Hanging down limply; drooping: a droopy moustache
More example sentences
  • It's impossible to believe that a programme was ever meant to be set in the future when the technology being used is still the size of a 1995 mobile phone and all the actors have droopy moustaches.
  • I pretended to agree with him, even though I knew that the bushy droopy moustache and the peaked cap were certainly not in the dress code of any postal organisation I was aware of.
  • Some one pops up the question, ‘What are those long droopy moustaches called?’
Synonyms
1.1Lacking strength or spirit: she was a lovely girl in a rather droopy, Pre-Raphaelite way
More example sentences
  • Last week it warned it would not meet analysts' forecasts for Q4 due to droopy sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
  • Chanting uplifts a droopy spirit, focuses the mind and is a natural antidote for depression.
  • I almost never, ever feel droopy and sleepy any more!

Derivatives

droopily

adverb
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  • I poked my head out of my satin sheets and stared droopily on as my maid, Bridget, opened the curtains to reveal the New York skyline winking at me in the morning sun.
  • Her frown stayed put as she wandered droopily around the house, attempting to busy herself with something to take her mind of the sudden burden of life.
  • His arms were now around her waist droopily, but securely.

droopiness

noun
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  • At times, it was accused of dramatic droopiness, lazy diction, and a lack of emotional involvement.
  • As one ages, the distinction between the two is obliterated by extra skin, fat, and droopiness in the jowl area.
  • Ten minutes later, they were almost out and the droopiness on their side had turned to frustration and anger.

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