droop droop  /d ˈrup/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a shape that sags
  2. (v) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  3. (v) hang loosely or laxly
  4. (v) become limp

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Usage(s):

  1. It works at first, but liquid silicone can't escape the laws of gravity, resulting eventually in an unsightly droop.
  2. A change in droop setting at this time can cause a stall.
  3. In the centre of the group was that irrepressible jack-in-the-box, droop-whiskered General Ma Chan-shan.

News

  • When making summer plans, leave some time unplanned

    “I have noticed that when I get just miserable, I relax, droop, slow down — a very slowing-down thing happens to me. I mentioned last night that being depressed is… Click to Continue »
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Cambrian

Quotes

  1. "When I turn up in Urbana, I will be wearing a gauze bandage around my neck, and my mouth will be seen to droop. So it goes," Ebert wrote.
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Roger Ebert Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "We drooped some and when you droop, bad things happen," La Russa said of the first, when the Pirates had two infield hits and a bloop single.
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Tony La Russa Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We just had a little problem with the chain that holds the droop on the right rear," said Chad Knaus, Johnson's crew chief. "NASCAR didn't like it the way it was. It wasn't a big deal. We were trying to fix it and we just didn't have time."
    on Aug 6, 2005 By: Chad Knaus Source: SportingNews.com

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