droop

To droop is to limply or loosely hang downward. Have you ever seen the long, floppy ears of a basset hound hanging down? Those ears are drooping.

When things droop, they're loose and hanging down. On a day without wind, a flag will droop. If you are sad or embarrassed, your head might droop a little. Evidently, drooping your head when you’re feeling down is something people have been doing for a long time. Droop is also related to the words drop and drip.

Definitions of droop
1

v droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

Synonyms:
flag, sag, swag
Types:
slouch, slump
assume a drooping posture or carriage
bag
hang loosely, like an empty bag
Type of:
drop, drop down, sink
fall or descend to a lower place or level

v hang loosely or laxly

Synonyms:
loll
Type of:
dangle, drop, swing
hang freely

v become limp

Synonyms:
wilt
Type of:
crumble, decay, dilapidate
fall into decay or ruin

n a shape that sags

Synonyms:
sag
Type of:
depression, impression, imprint
a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

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