- bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an
animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or
exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like. ``The purple
flowers droop.'' ``Above her drooped a lamp.'' --Tennyson.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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