Definition of "drip" []

  • 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)
  • To fall or let fall in drops (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The formation and falling of drops of liquid (noun)
  • The sound made by falling drops (noun)
  • A projection at the front lower edge of a sill or cornice designed to throw water clear of the wall below (noun)
  • An inane, insipid person (noun)
  • The usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar (noun)
  • The solution administered (noun)
  • The equipment used to administer a solution in this way (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "drip" in a sentence
  • "*Drip drip drip* Oh nose — da blud haz leeked fru da ShamWow… Oh I feelz woooooooozeeeee……"
  • "There was no sound save that of the water -- _splash, splash, drip, drip_."
  • "*skrimble rustle “owch” drip drip drip*… I.V alkahal gowin rite in.."