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

Definition of droopy

1 : gloomy
2 : drooping or tending to droop

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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 The man had difficulty completing a field sobriety test, giving incomplete verbal responses, appearing disoriented and confused, and demonstrated an unsteady walk and droopy eyes, according to a police report. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, "Man charged with OVI during early morning taco run: North Olmsted Police Blotter," 8 May 2021 Their heartbeats were speeding up and slowing down, some had droopy bags of liquid gathering under their eyes, lethargy was rampant. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, "A Doomed Antarctic Expedition, Insanity, and Penguin Meat," 7 May 2021 But some garden centers have overpriced, droopy flowers and even droopier employees. Kevin Brasler, Star Tribune, "Tips on how to shop for a great garden in the Twin Cities," 2 Apr. 2021 Her eyelid was always droopy, her vision always double. New York Times, "Her Eyelid Drooped and She Kept Getting Weaker. What Was Going On?," 4 Mar. 2021 There is also another area of ophthalmology called Oculo Plastics, which includes the surgical lifting of droopy eyelids or treatment of cancer around the eyelid. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "Cleveland Eye Clinic opens 8th location, in Avon," 8 Dec. 2020 Hanging off Russia’s Pacific coast like a droopy tail, Kamchatka has the highest concentration of active volcanoes on Earth. National Geographic, "Massive marine die-off in Russia could threaten endangered sea otters, other vulnerable species," 16 Oct. 2020 The moose lifted his head in bovine oblivion and turned to the camera, plants draping his antlers, water running down his droopy face. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The Best Campfire Stories You’ve Never Heard," 29 Sep. 2020 Arm’s relatively droopy valuation suggests it hasn’t been optimized under SoftBank’s ownership. John Detrixhe, Quartz, "The biggest semiconductor deal in history should have been even bigger," 18 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of droopy

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 May 2021

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“Droopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droopy. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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