Definition of 'droop'
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I looked around the hall and saw eyelids drooping, heads slumped forward, the gentle purr of snoring from some quarters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When it takes three hours to prepare something dead simple, and leaves you drooping and weary, then a lifetime of critical standards go out of the window. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She may also be left with a drooping eyelid. The Sun (2011)Behind the drooping eyelids and stubble lies the very faint trace of a smile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her own eyelids were drooping, but old habits died hard. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)But instead of the usual drooping eyelids, the atmosphere is electric. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Around the room, eyelids are drooping and the smiles are serene. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An injection of Botox in the correct forehead muscles makes them pull up drooping brows and eyelids. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From him, there are no fits of pique or drooping shoulders when the course takes its toll. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then, his shoulders visibly drooping, he gets out his phone to call his wife. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sudden withdrawal can lead to symptoms like those seen in addicts: trembling, chattering teeth and drooping eyelids. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The beast resembles a suspect with a drooping moustache seen hanging around the resort of Praia da Luz two years ago. The Sun (2009)Most of all, I wanted to lift my drooping eyelids. The Sun (2013)I like the slow pace, the remorseless march towards excellence, my own drooping eyelids. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'droop'
British English: droop VERB
If something droops, it hangs or leans downwards with no strength or firmness.
His eyelids drooped and he yawned.
Definition of droop from the Collins English Dictionary
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