\ ˈdrü-pē How to pronounce droopy (audio) \
droopier; droopiest

Definition of droopy

1 : gloomy
2 : 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 Peeling paint, rust spots, droopy gutters, and other problems convey a sense of neglect. Sheryl Geerts, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 Many critics said the drawings made the children look ugly, with wide-set, droopy eyes. New York Times, 31 May 2022 The woman’s eyelids appeared droopy, according to the report. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, 15 May 2022 But on the day of the dinner, an arrangement of lilies and carnations arrived, with one anemic lilac tucked in: no fragrance, droopy petals. Kevin Fisher-paulson, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 May 2022 Organic lumps hoisted up on pedestals are like Barbara Hepworth sculptures impossibly inflated with air, then mated with a William Turnbull monolith gone droopy. Christopher Knightart Critic, Los Angeles Times, 26 Mar. 2022 Divers also have found dying sea urchins with droopy spines or with their white skeletons poking through their bodies. DÁnica Coto, ajc, 14 Apr. 2022 Divers also have found dying sea urchins with droopy spines or with their white skeletons poking through their bodies. DÁnica Coto, Sun Sentinel, 14 Apr. 2022 Animals with this illness develop brain lesions, become emaciated, appear listless and have droopy ears, according to a news release from the DWR. Jordan Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of droopy

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Droopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droopy. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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