follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

droopy

[droo-pee] /ˈdru pi/
adjective, droopier, droopiest.
1.
hanging down; sagging.
2.
lacking in spirit or courage; disheartened; dejected.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English drupi. See droop, -y1
Related forms
droopiness, noun
Synonyms
2. dispirited, forlorn, despondent, discouraged, downhearted, downcast, doleful, subdued, depressed.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for droopiness

droopy

/ˈdruːpɪ/
adjective
1.
hanging or sagging downwards: a droopy moustache
Derived Forms
droopily, adverb
droopiness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for droopiness

droopy

adj.

"dejected, sad, gloomy," early 13c., drupie, perhaps from droop, perhaps from Old Norse drupr "drooping spirits, faintness."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for droopy

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for droopiness

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for droopiness