How to use Droop in a sentence
She must have let her shoulders droop, or maybe it was her trembling body.
The less the pages droop, the better the binding.
You're missing the shifty eyes of the bluffer, the physical droop of someone's shoulders when they get a hand that isn't going to work out, and all those other little tell-tale characteristics you used to look for.
Some flowers in the head stand up and some slightly droop.
The leaves resemble those of G. argenteum, but are of deeper green, and droop elegantly at the extremities.Advertisement
The bright yellow flowers droop in a dense oblong head, the stamen and style being about twice the length of the flower tube.
Mature plants may need to be staked because the large blooms tend to droop from their own weight.
The shoulders should not droop, and the arms shouldn't feature any excess fabric.
They will not bunch up under pant legs or droop.
Too-large pieces will droop and hang unflatteringly.Advertisement
Sometimes the soft palate is very floppy, and can droop down into the throat.
Paralysis of the face muscles may cause the mouth to twist or the eyelids to droop.
Straps that are not tight enough will make your stockings droop down.
The garter straps themselves were thicker and less elastic, so that stockings did not droop.
With age, eyebrows may begin to droop and horizontal lines may appear across the forehead.Advertisement
The boughs and their side-branches, as they increase in length, have a tendency to droop, the lower tier, even in large trees, often sweeping the ground - a habit that, with the jagged sprays, and broad, shadowy, wave-like foliage-masses, gives a peculiarly graceful and picturesque aspect to the Norway spruce.
The large branches droop, like those of the Norway spruce, but the sprays are much lighter and more slender, rendering the tree one of the most elegant of the conifers, especially when young.
The roots are prevented from fulfilling their function of taking up water and salts from the soil; the leaves accordingly droop, and the whole plant wilts and in bad attacks dies.
The first is Bob Puttock 's calculation for working out the changes in wave-guide propagation through the droop snoot of Concorde.
They aren't fussy about light and will droop to let you know they need water, though they tend to grow better in higher light and when well cared for.Advertisement
Since their stems are fragile, make sure the calla lilies do not protrude too far over the top of the vase, as they have a tendency to droop.
If you use spun sugar designs, remember that humidity affects the sugar and causes it to droop and become sticky, so it is best used in an air conditioned environment.
It has a fine effect in rich deep soil in the rock garden, where its trailing stems can droop over the ledge of a block of stone.
It has handsome oval leaves, with patches of reddish-brown; the rosy-purple or lilac flowers are borne singly on stems 4 to 6 inches high, and droop gracefully.
The last three are larger than the others, but as they droop they have a good effect among the boulders of a large rock garden, or on banks.Advertisement
The vigorous shoots are prostrate, so that it is seen to greater advantage when its long heads of crimson and rosy flowers droop over rocks.
Concord grapes, for example, droop downwards and therefore need a high trellis to allow them space to grow downwards.
To fix cabinet doors that seem to droop or shut poorly, simply change the hinges.
On ABC veteran soaps began to droop in the ratings, but remain very popular with the fans.
When killing and fighting get them down, they know their morale ca n't droop.Advertisement
Patient trembles has aching muscles and heaviness especially of the head and eyes - even the eyelids droop.
Charlotte Bronte extolled the " blossom blanched orchard trees whose boughs droop like white garlands " while Jane Austen praised the bountiful apple tree.
The first is Bob Puttock's calculation for working out the changes in wave-guide propagation through the droop snoot of Concorde.
Sea Bindweed (Convolvulus Soldanella) - A distinct trailing species with fleshy leaves; flowering in summer, pale red, and handsome in the rock garden, if planted so that its shoots droop over stones.
It is present at birth, and children exhibit severe contractures of the joints, resulting in limb deformity; spinal curvature; deformities of the chest wall; difficulties breathing; abnormally small jaw; and upper eyelid droop (ptosis).Advertisement
S. procumbens flowers from July till late in September, and owing to its dwarf compact growth it is useful for masses in beds or for the front rows of borders, or in suspended baskets, as the slender branches droop gracefully over.
C. racemosa (Black Snakeroot), 3 to 8 feet high, with feathery racemes of white blossoms 1 to 3 feet long, which, being slender, droop gracefully; but the plants generally are not of much garden value.