droop

  • 1 Droop-E — B Slimm Birth name Earl Stevens, Jr. Also known as Lil E Born February 18, 1988 (1988 02 18) (age 23) in Vallejo, California Origin …

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  • 2 Droop — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Constanza Droop (* 1965), Kinderbuch Illustratorin Fritz Droop (1875–1935), Schriftsteller und Journalist Henry Richmond Droop (1831–1884), englischer Mathematiker Hermann Theodor Droop (1879–1957),… …

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  • 3 droop — [druːp] verb [intransitive] if prices, sales etc droop, they start to fall: • In Tokyo, share prices drooped during the Emperor s illness. * * * Ⅰ. droop UK US /druːp/ verb [I] FINANCE ► if prices, values, sales, etc. droop they gradually go down …

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  • 4 droop — vb Droop, wilt, flag, sag are comparable when they mean to sink or to lose in vigor, firmness, or freshness. Droop stresses a hanging or bending downward (as through exhaustion, discouragement, or lack of nourishment) {some of the watchers were… …

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  • 5 Droop — (dr[=oo]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drooping}.] [Icel. dr[=u]pa; akin to E. drop. See {Drop}.] 1. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of… …

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  • 6 droop — [dru:p] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: drúpa] 1.) [I and T] to hang or bend down, or to make something do this ▪ The plant needs some water it s starting to droop. ▪ His eyelids began to droop (=close, because he was sleepy) . ▪ Jessie… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 Droop — Droop, v. t. To let droop or sink. [R.] M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Like to a withered vine That droops his sapless branches to the ground. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Droop — Droop, n. A drooping; as, a droop of the eye. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 droop — droop; droop·ing·ly; droop·ing·ness; …

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  • 10 droop|y — «DROO pee», adjective, droop|i|er, droop|i|est. 1. hanging down; drooping: »a droopy hat. 2 …

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  • 11 Droop — (Drop), s.v.w. Schwingkran …

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  • 12 droop — index descent (declination), languish, succumb Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 droop — [ drup ] verb intransitive 1. ) to hang downward: The leaves were drooping in the heat. 2. ) to become tired, weak, or unhappy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 droop — (v.) early 13c., from O.N. drupa to drop, sink, hang (the head), from P.Gmc. *drup , from PIE *dhreu , related to O.E. dropian to drop (see DRIP (Cf. drip)). Related: Drooping. As a noun, from 1640s …

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  • 15 droop — [v] hang down; languish bend, dangle, decline, depress, diminish, drop, fade, fail, faint, fall down, flag, lean, let down, loll, lop, sag, settle, sink, sling, slouch, slump, subside, suspend, weaken, wilt, wither; concepts 181,699 Ant. inflate …

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  • 16 droop — ► VERB 1) bend or hang downwards limply. 2) sag down from weariness or dejection. ► NOUN ▪ an act or instance of drooping. ORIGIN Old Norse, hang the head ; related to DRIP(Cf. ↑drip) and DROP(Cf. ↑ …

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  • 17 droop — [dro͞op] vi. [ME droupen < ON drūpa: for IE base see DRIP] 1. to sink down; hang or bend down 2. to lose vitality or strength; become weakened; languish 3. to become dejected or dispirited vt. to let sink or hang down n. an act or instance of… …

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  • 18 Droop — To droop means to hang down, to sag, particularly if limp. In technical usage, droop may refer to: Droop (control), the steady state deviation of a PID controller LED droop, the lowering of efficiency of light emitting diodes at higher outputs… …

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  • 19 droop — 1. verb a) To sink or hang downward; to sag. Im not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop, the mouth is crooked, the teeth arent straight, the voice sounds like a Mafioso pallbearer, but somehow it all works. ndash; William Wordsworth… …

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  • 20 droop — [[t]dru͟ːp[/t]] droops, drooping, drooped VERB If something droops, it hangs or leans downwards with no strength or firmness. Crook s eyelids drooped and he yawned... [V prep] Pale wilting roses drooped from a blue vase. [V ing] ...a young man… …

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