- To fall in drops: Water is dripping from that leaky faucet. (verb-intransitive)
- To shed drops: an umbrella that is dripping all over the floor. (verb-intransitive)
- To ooze or be saturated with or as if with liquid: a speech that dripped with sarcasm. (verb-intransitive)
- To let fall in or as if in drops: a brush dripping paint; a speech that dripped invective. (verb-transitive)
- The process of forming and falling in drops. (noun)
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