Definition of droopy in English:



  • 1Hanging down limply; drooping.

    ‘a droopy moustache’
    • ‘He looked at the man to see him slowly falling over, his eyes droopy.’
    • ‘‘When I bought it, there was nobody out there,’ says Dube, 40, who sports a white snap-button shirt and a droopy mustache.’
    • ‘The day he stepped down he quit cutting his hair, grew a long, droopy white moustache and gave his suits to Goodwill.’
    • ‘His presenting skills in the BBC coverage of the African Nations Cup have so far been laid back to say the least, and his droopy, bloodshot eyes make it look like he could drop off at any moment.’
    • ‘The common name red-hot cat-tail describes the fluffy, maroon-red, droopy spikes that hang from the plant throughout summer.’
    • ‘I pretended to agree with him, even though I knew that the bushy droopy moustache and the peaked cap were certainly not in the dress code of any postal organisation I was aware of.’
    • ‘Some one pops up the question, ‘What are those long droopy moustaches called?’’
    • ‘She yawned, her droopy eyes fell on the scene that was in front of her.’
    • ‘Fifty years after his death, his shock of white hair and droopy mustache still symbolise genius.’
    • ‘Big soppy puppies with droopy eyes and long wet tongues come to mind.’
    • ‘Make sure the ferrules are tight fitting, the cane isn't soft, droopy or bent like the hind leg of a donkey.’
    • ‘It can't have come very far, although it is looking a bit bedraggled and its tail is very droopy.’
    • ‘But in this corner, the binge drinking and the droopy drawers are seen as a coarsening of society and it's time to take a stand.’
    • ‘Just remember your regular waiters will be attired in lantern hats, pig tails and thin, droopy moustaches!’
    • ‘The man had long hair, big glasses, a droopy mustache and a flowery wide tie.’
    • ‘A droopy country-and-western singer's moustache had been left to grow, unrestrained under his nose and, when he spoke, it was in a barely audible murmur.’
    • ‘His thick, droopy mustache and oversized shirt hid his youth.’
    • ‘They sounded great, but unless denim, leather, Afghan coats, long lanky hair, mutton chop sideburns, and droopy moustaches are your thing, they probably aren't the best looking band in the world.’
    • ‘It's impossible to believe that a programme was ever meant to be set in the future when the technology being used is still the size of a 1995 mobile phone and all the actors have droopy moustaches.’
    • ‘Kay's face dropped, her eyes looked droopy like a dogs.’
    hanging down, drooping, hanging, dangling, falling, dropping, draped
    bending, bent, bowed, bowing, stooping
    sagging, sinking, slumping, flopping, wilting, becoming limp, becoming flaccid
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    1. 1.1Lacking strength or spirit.
      ‘she was a lovely girl in a rather droopy, Pre-Raphaelite way’
      • ‘Chanting uplifts a droopy spirit, focuses the mind and is a natural antidote for depression.’
      • ‘I almost never, ever feel droopy and sleepy any more!’
      • ‘Last week it warned it would not meet analysts' forecasts for Q4 due to droopy sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.’
      apathetic, passive, unenthusiastic, lifeless, listless, lacking in vitality, weak, feeble, spineless, limp, languid, bloodless, insipid, characterless, submissive, meek, irresolute, indecisive
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