droopy

adjective
\ 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 Fever, chest pain, trouble getting deep breaths, droopy eyes, the symptoms were there. Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A young Wisconsin dairy farmer is back on his feet after a painful bout with COVID-19," 9 Apr. 2020 Shihui Zhou sews together articles of clothing in droopy, evocative ways that make the absence of a wearer seem almost grotesque. Jillian Steinhauer, New York Times, "The Thrill of Unpredictability at Two Art Fairs," 5 Mar. 2020 Browlift The browlift is a procedure designed to elevate aging brows, smooth forehead wrinkles, and improve the appearance of droopy eyelids. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Which Facelift Procedure Is Right for You?," 12 Mar. 2020 Everything about him slumped — his shoulders, his face, the droopy lids over his eyes. John Carlisle, Freep.com, "Homeless people Up North are drawn to this small Michigan community," 1 Dec. 2019 My lack of sleep had a direct correlation to why the skin surrounding them looked depressingly droopy and saggy. Maya Allen, Marie Claire, "La Prairie Skin Caviar Serum Gave Me a Non-Invasive Eye and Brow Lift in Seconds," 18 Nov. 2019 When Wilson and Pascarelli first walked through the doors of New Canaan’s schools, in the late 1980s, the cafeterias served the institutional fare that is the bane of schoolchildren everywhere: fried this, fried that, droopy everything else. Sarah Schweitzer, The Atlantic, "The Lunch Ladies of New Canaan," 15 Aug. 2019 That can lead to droopy cheeks, hip pain, even full-body inflammation. Allure Staff, Allure, "The Ultimate Bath Time Routine," 27 July 2019 Thompson’s huge frame and droopy dog mask have served as the leading image for the Dawg Pound for decades. SI.com, "A History of Football in 100 Objects," 28 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of droopy

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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29 May 2020

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“Droopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droopy. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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