Definition of "drooping" []

  • To sag or allow to sag, as from weakness or exhaustion; hang down; sink (verb)
  • To be overcome by weariness; languish; flag (verb)
  • To lose courage; become dejected (verb)
  • The act or state of drooping (noun)
  • Present participle of droop. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • An instance of something drooping (noun)
  • That droops or droop. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drooping" in a sentence
  • "Miles and miles and miles of them, and not a green thing to be seen except the cabbages in the greengrocers 'shops, and here and there some poor trails of creeping-jenny drooping from a dirty window-sill."
  • "The long, graceful catkins are drooping from the birches, and the more slender clusters are also in flower on the oaks."
  • "White blossoms are opening in drooping clusters, also, on the naked branches of the Juneberry; this is a tree which adds very much to the gayety of our spring; it is found in every wood, and always covered with long, pendulous bunches of flowers, whether a small shrub or a large tree."