droopy droopy  /d ˈru pi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Things to Think AboutSalvador Dali, surrealist painter and publicist whose trademarks are droopy watches, meandering cyclists and gangrenous torsos, promised Manhattan a.
  2. They are being joined by speculators, who have rediscovered in real estate the fast-buck thrills that a droopy stock market rarely provides.
  3. Plastic surgeons can now cure sagging jowls and chins, droopy eyelids and insufficiently imposing male chests and calves.

News

  1. Seen At 11: Are Cosmetic Procedures For Pets A Good Idea?

    From facelifts to nose jobs and even Botox, animal lovers are now spending millions each year enhancing their pets' droopy eyes and cats' crooked teeth.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. Nurturing needlework in today’s high-tech era

    When I was 5 and 6 years old, my summer days filled up quickly as I galloped my stick horse across my grandparents’ lush lawn of Kentucky bluegrass, stirred mud pies in cast-off pots and pans in their backyard and even “painted” their sidewalk with a pail of pumped water and a droopy old paintbrush.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

Quotes

  1. Interviewed while watching a replay of the October 2 debate between Palin and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, Fey said: "I'll tell you, that lady is five times better looking than I am. She's 44? She's got none of that droopy...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Tina Fey Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "What happens is one side of the face gets very droopy, which, of course, is extremely disconcerting," explained Dr. Gordon Guyatt, a professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
    on Sep 1, 2009 By: Gordon Guyatt Source: WRAL.com

  3. Manager Joe Torre said simply having Rodriguez in the stadium relieved him, even though he felt his slugger's eyes "still look a little droopy."
    on Aug 24, 2006 By: Joe Torre Source: ESPN

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