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droopverb [I]

uk   us   /druːp/
to bend or hang down heavily: The flowers were drooping in the heat. I can see you're tired because your eyelids have started to droop. If your spirits (= feelings of happiness) droop, you start to feel less happy and energetic.
drooping
adjective uk   us  
drooping branches Bloodhounds have drooping eyes and floppy ears.
droopy
adjective uk   us   /ˈdruː.pi/ informal
He had a long droopy moustache.
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