how to pronounce droop


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droop is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of droop in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… desert thumb can even droop down if they …”

meanings of droop


  1. To hang downward; to sag.
  2. To lose all energy, enthusiasm or happiness; to flag.
  3. To allow to droop or sink.
  4. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline.
  5. To slowly become limp; to bend gradually.


  1. A condition or posture of drooping.
  2. A hinged portion of the leading edge of an aeroplane's wing, which swivels downward to increase lift during takeoff and landing.
  3. Something which is limp or sagging.

droop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word droop occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics droop can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that droop can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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