Drop-down menus are a necessary 'evil' for any complex web-development project. Whether you're working on the admin-area of a web-application, or building a simple UI, drop-down menus are almost indispensable. But you may not feel all that excited creating a drop-down menus of your own when you have these plugins to make the task easier. These plugins don't need you to write complex CSS styles to create a super-simple drop-down menu.

jQuery MegaMenu

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Simple Drop Down Menu for jQuery

Or jquery.ui.potato.menu
Demo

jdMenu

jdMenu is super-lightweight and search-engine friendly.
Demo

mcDropdown jQuery Plug-in

Perfect choice for very complex applications. It creates a multi-column hierarchical select UI component. You can autocomplete keyboard entries with it.
Homepage and Demo

Smooth Navigational Menu

"Smooth Navigation Menu is a multi level, CSS list based menu powered using jQuery that makes website navigation a smooth affair. The menu supports both the horizontal and vertical (sidebar) orientation."
Homepage and Demo

Emenu

Emenu is a simple drop-down menu solution that "just works".
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nmcDropDown

nmcDropDown is highly configurable drop-down menu plugin for jqeury, yet simple to implement.
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jQuery Simple Drop-Down Menu Plugin

It's a very lightweight (<1kb) jquery drop-down menu plugin which is compatible with almost all browsers (including IE6). Its drawback is that it needs you to add some CSS styles.
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Superfish

Based on Alist Apart's Suckerfish, Superfish is a full-featured drop-down menu solution with jQuery.
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mbMenu

"This is a powerful jQuery component to build easily a multilevel tree menu or a contextual menu (right click) in an intuitive way!"
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