Definition of droop :
1. A drooping; as, a droop of the eye.
2. To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
3. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like.
4. To let droop or sink.
5. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
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hang (part of speech: verb)
- We must not allow him to dwell too long on the thoughts of leaving home, or he'll droop like any thing, and p'raps, hang his head and fade right away. - "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete", Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
- Exhausted and weary I droop against the wall. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
- She turned her head quickly and looked at him, and the hurt look was still in her eyes, the droop still showed at her lips. - "The Ranch at the Wolverine", B. M. Bower.