droopier; droopiest
: gloomy
: drooping or tending to droop

Examples of droopy in a Sentence

the droopy heads of tired fans riding home on the bus a droopy stalk of celery
Recent Examples on the Web Eye bags are what happens when the skin below the eyes become swollen, puffy or appear to be droopy. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 27 Mar. 2024 Black and white slides of a droopy Nantucket Sea Monster and racist brand mascots followed. Julie Seabaugh, Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar. 2024 Faces may appear droopy, discolored or oddly textured, and specific features may seem to have moved to different parts of the face. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Mar. 2024 My eyelids are droopy, leading to significant pressure, blurry vision, and dizziness. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2024 There were bags under her eyes and her antennae looked droopy. Simon Rich, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2024 When the leaves begin to look droopy, this plant needs more water. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 4 Dec. 2023 There won’t be any droopy necklines or hemlines here. Todd Plummer, Robb Report, 1 Aug. 2023 The item that rolled out of Herbert Johnson’s Old Burlington Street premises wasn’t as dainty as a trilby or as tall as a stovepipe, was more dapper than a cowboy and not as droopy as a bush hat. Simon Ingram, Town & Country, 30 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of droopy was in the 13th century

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“Droopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droopy. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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