Pronunciation: (drOOp), [key]
1. to sag, sink, bend, or hang down, as from weakness, exhaustion, or lack of support.
2. to fall into a state of physical weakness; flag; fail.
3. to lose spirit or courage.
4. to descend, as the sun; sink.
to let sink or drop: an eagle drooping its wings.
a sagging, sinking, bending, or hanging down, as from weakness, exhaustion, or lack of support.
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