Definition of dropped
: designed to extend or begin lower than normal a dress with a dropped waist dropped shoulders
Examples of dropped in a Sentence
a dress with a dropped waist
Recent Examples of dropped from the Web
Collapsed on the ground, Long reached for his dropped rifle, but five SWAT officers fired, killing him, Moore said.
There are no more excuses for dropped passes that hit his hands.
The upside to those draws, which both resulted in dropped points at home, is that other players are starting to get involved in the offensive action.
That’s an enormous problem to solve — and a pile of potential cash and customers to be won—which is why diabetes is attracting entrepreneurs like ants to a dropped ice cream cone.
There were no more dropped or duplicated songs, for instance.
Solar flares blamed for dropped cellphone calls [CBC]
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Definition of dropped for English Language Learners
of clothing : made to be in a lower position on the body than is usual
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