Thesaurus

drooping

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of drooping

(Entry 1 of 3)

bending downward or forward
  • faded, drooping banners lining the walls of the old gym

Synonyms for drooping

Words Related to drooping

Near Antonyms for drooping

Antonyms for drooping

drooping

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of drooping (Entry 2 of 3)

drooping

verb
present participle of droop

Synonyms & Antonyms of drooping (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor
  • the flowers drooped on their stalks in the blazing sun

Synonyms for drooping

Words Related to drooping

Near Antonyms for drooping

2 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • as the afternoon wore on, we started to droop

Synonyms for drooping

Words Related to drooping

Near Antonyms for drooping

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About drooping

Thesaurus Entries Near drooping

drooped

drooping

droops

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Drooping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drooping. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on drooping

Nglish: Translation of drooping for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!