Translation of droop in Spanish:
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (sag, hang down) [flowers] ponerse* mustio her head drooped onto my shoulder dejó caer su cabeza sobre mi hombro his shoulders drooped se encorvó her eyelids began to droop se le empezaron a cerrar los ojos 1.2 (flag) [spirits/courage] flaquear, decaer*; [person] desfallecer*, decaer* I tend to droop in the very hot weather me pongo mustio cuando hace mucho calorExample sentences
- It has tall, multi-coloured apartment towers that bend and droop, and people drop extended planks between buildings to visit each other.
- A cigarette drooped limply from the corner of his mouth.
- Above audience and performers alike, an inner ceiling droops downwards in sail-like sleeves that both help disperse sound and secrete necessary technical apparatus.
(drooping present participle/participio presente)[head] gacho; [breasts] caído; [flower] mustio we sang songs to revive our drooping spirits cantamos para levantarnos el ánimo or la moral
- His eyes burned with weariness and his eyelids drooped.
- Slowly my own eyelids began to droop with weariness.
- The phone conversation must have lasted seven or eight minutes tops, and by the time it was finished, Katie's head drooped with weariness.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [head/wing] dejar caer, bajar he drooped his shoulders se encorvóExample sentences
- I am reluctant, droop my head, claim to be tired/unwilling/sick of being a show pony.
- The tail is cocked when alighting and the bird droops wings when displaying.
- Neither horse looked tired even though they were both drooping their heads.
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