Dangling vs Drooping - What's the difference?

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Dangling is a related term of drooping.


As adjectives the difference between dangling and drooping

is that dangling is suspended from above while drooping is that droops or droop.

As nouns the difference between dangling and drooping

is that dangling is the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension while drooping is an instance of something drooping.

As verbs the difference between dangling and drooping

is that dangling is while drooping is .

dangling

English

Adjective

(-)
  • suspended from above
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
  • The act of following or trailing around.
  • * 1866 , Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives
  • Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * dangling modifier

    drooping

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of something drooping
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That droops or droop.
  • drooping flowers