AskDefine | Define drooping

Dictionary Definition

drooping adj
1 weak from exhaustion [syn: flagging]
2 hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness) [syn: droopy, sagging]
3 having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers" [syn: cernuous, nodding, pendulous]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. present participle of droop


  1. An instance of something drooping


  1. That droops or droop.
    drooping flowers

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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