Oh, that God would increase our numbers and so revive our drooping faith!
"It clears Alan," he said, seeking furtively for a look into the drooping face.
Mahmuds voice was low, submissive; but through the drooping lids a gleam shone forth that never came from sunlight or from sea.
They had drawn close to one another, and stood there rigid in their drooping skirts.
The little nose pressed closer and kissed the drooping eyelids until they opened.
Women and girls were there, cowed and drooping, with torn garments and bare feet.
He fanned himself vigorously with his drooping hat while he talked.
She glanced at him from beneath her drooping lashes, and saw his jaws set tense.
John slid off and waved a hand at the drooping beast, then began to unsaddle him.
But there stood the snow-child, drooping, before the hot stove!
early 13c., from Old Norse drupa "to drop, sink, hang (the head)," from Proto-Germanic *drup-, from PIE *dhreu-, related to Old English dropian "to drop" (see drip). Related: Drooped; drooping. As a noun, from 1640s.
A somewhat dull and stupid person: He's such a droop, he can't even discuss the weather intelligently (1930s+ Teenagers)