Definition of "drips" []

  • To fall or let fall in drops (verb)
  • 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)
  • Plural form of drip. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drips" in a sentence
  • "Now both of us needs to put eye drops, * drips drips*"
  • "But those philosophies are being expressed in drips and drabs."
  • "Oh, I dream of a deep inset wide windowseat, with mullioned windows that the rain drips down and makes pretty patterns on and which open outwards so I can dangle my legs in summer."