[ UK /dɹˈɪpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹɪpɪŋ/ ]
  1. a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
  2. the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    the constant sound of dripping irritated him
  1. extremely wet
    dripping wet
    soaking wet
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How To Use dripping In A Sentence

  • In some places it is primeval and wet, where streaky barked eucalyptus strive upwards through dripping mists alive with frog croaks.
  • Spittle and blood spattered his lips, dripping in my mouth. Brush of Darkness
  • Use of a wet towel or dripping water to induce a perception of suffocating.
  • Skim the fat from pan juices, and reduce the drippings by boiling them down to a delicious sauce.
  • The sludge from the bottom of the swamp that the dredge hauls up dripping and oozing at least has substance: you can dry it out, look at it through a microscope, describe it, or flush it down the toilet.
  • Water was dripping onto the floor.
  • I stayed there for three days, until the snow began to melt, dripping in stealthy drops from my little roof.
  • There is a splendid tale of the latter, his pen dripping in irony and vitriol, composing a letter to the United board congratulating them on their ground improvements in the aftermath of his own promises to build a new stadium.
  • He pictured it as a liquid fiery ball, constantly dripping flames into no particular direction due to lack of gravity.
  • Just inside the gates, an overalled gardener with a gentle face is poking insincerely at the dripping rhododendrons with a pair of secateurs.
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