[ US /ˈdɹɪp/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈɪp/ ]
  1. (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
  2. flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    there's a drip through the roof
  3. the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    the constant sound of dripping irritated him
  1. fall in drops
    Water is dripping from the faucet
  2. let or cause to fall in drops
    dribble oil into the mixture
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How To Use drip In A Sentence

  • Jake changes overnight from drippy layabout to high roller.
  • It will thicken as it sits and the liquid drips through. Times, Sunday Times
  • Don't be such a drip! Come and join in the fun.
  • Visitors are also to be told not to touch wound dressings, drips and monitors of the person they are visiting.
  • Spittle and blood spattered his lips, dripping in my mouth. Brush of Darkness
  • The nurse tried to catch drips before they hit the bedspread and wiped his chin after every other spoonful.
  • Mild abrasives are used to scour pots and pans, oven interiors, and drip pans.
  • But I have to say, I did fast forward through that dreadful speech by the odious brother and through the drippy prayers from the drippy archbish.
  • She shaped the space with graceful curves, amended the soil with compost, and installed drip irrigation.
  • Keep drip tray and oven clean and free of crumbs, grease and particles.
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