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English noun: droop

1. droop (shape) a shape that sags

SamplesThere was a sag in the chair seat.


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint

English verb: droop

1. droop (motion) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

Synonymsflag, sag, swag

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)drop, drop down, sink

Narrower (hyponym)bag, slouch, slump

2. droop (stative) hang loosely or laxly

SamplesHis tongue lolled.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)dangle, drop, swing

3. droop (change) become limp

SamplesThe flowers wilted.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)crumble, decay, dilapidate

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