- vi. 下垂；萎靡；凋萎
- vt. 使…下垂
- n. 下垂；消沉
- n. (Droop)人名；(英)德鲁普
1. PIE root *dhreu- "fall, drip, droop" => Old English dreosan (past participle droren) "fall" => Middle English dresen "fall".
2. PIE root *dhreu- "fall, drip, droop" => Proto-Germanic *drup- "fall, drop".
3. 由此推出同源词：drown; dreary; drizzle, drowsy; drip, drop, droop.
- droop (v.)
- 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.
- 1. She was so tired, her eyelids were beginning to droop.
- 2. Don't let your spirits droop.
- 3. See how they hang their heads and droop, and wither.
- 看!它们不是低着头,弯下腰, 就要枯萎了吗?
- 4. His chest heaved and his body seemed to droop.
- 5. In the droop of her lip there was something sensuous.
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